Oxon Hill, MD is a suburb of Washington D.C. located in the south part of Prince George's County. It is east of Alexandria, Virginia. The median sales price for houses is about $198,900, which is a large increase from this time last year. 17,000 people call the unincorporated town home. There are also a large number of foreclosures currently available. Homes are garden apartment, townhouses and homes.
There are several places to get outside in the area. The Woodrow Wilson Bridge Trail has lovely views. The Oxon Cove Park and Oxon Hill Farm is a great learning experience for the whole family. The town boasts a new 300-acre National Harbor development on the shore of the Potomac River. There is a large public library. Since Washington D.C. is nearby, there is an insanely large amount of top quality art and cultural events to view and attend, many of which are free to the public. The Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center holds events for residents in Oxon. There are restaurants and galleries nearby.
Other activities for residents include golfing, ice skating and going to the Rosecroft Raceway. The newly opened Southern Regional Technology & Recreation Complex has a huge gym and recreation ad learning center. The entire area around Oxon Park, MD has a high proportion of well-educated residents. It is possible for children to get a good education in the area. There are some high quality private schools nearby. The Oxon Hill High School has a magnet science and technology program in a new facility. A second magnet school in Oxon Hill is called the John Hanson French Immersion School, which is attached to the John Hanson Montessori School. Recent job growth is positive. The average commute time is higher than the national average at 39 minutes, but the huge influence in the area of the national government means that many different types of jobs are available.