Odenton, MD, is a quiet residential community that is primarily made up of single-family homes, but there are townhouses and condominiums to choose from as well. New housing construction is expanding in Odenton, with many two- to four-bedroom, two-story homes being built. If having only one floor is important, single-floor houses are available with just as much space as two-story homes. Options like hardwood floors and stainless steel appliances are not only found in new homes, but in many well-maintained older houses as well.
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According to the 2010 U.S. Census, Odenton boasts a population of around 37,000. A portion of the 14.8 square miles that make up the city includes parks with trails for walking, jogging and biking. Local wildlife can be seen in varied habitats in the Piney Orchard Nature Preserve, and Odenton's beautiful fall foliage is often enjoyed by park and nature preserve visitors. A roller-skating center and bowling center are popular recreation destinations as well. A variety of retail stores and restaurants meet the needs of civilians in town and military personnel stationed at Fort Meade. For a great shopping experience, Arundel Mills Outlet Mall is in nearby Columbia, Maryland. Merriweather Post Pavilion, an outdoor arena, is close to the mall, and it hosts the biggest names in the music industry each summer.
Odenton is located in the middle of the Baltimore-Annapolis-DC Triangle; it only takes 30 to 45 minutes to get to each city by car or commuter train. There are numerous activities for singles, couples and families with children in the bigger cities. Baltimore Harbor, with its great waterfront restaurants and aquarium, is in close proximity. Harper's Ferry National Historical Park is reachable by Maryland Area Regional Commuter (MARC) train. Whether traveling by car or train, Washington, DC, is also a convenient day trip destination for those living in Odenton. There is no charge to tour many national landmarks, and the Smithsonian Institute and other museums offer exhibits and engaging programs for all ages. Real estate in the suburban city of Odenton is more affordable when compared to prices in surrounding communities. It offers a peaceful quality of life, plus the bonus of having cultural and entertainment options in the nearby cities. If you are considering a move to the quiet town of Odenton, browse through our listings to find a place you can call home.