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Best neighborhoods in Glen Burnie MD

Most of our childhood memories are tied to the neighborhood we grew up in, back in our hometown. We are most likely still there and we gladly remember some of the best moments from childhood, or maybe we are far away and every time we revisit our hometown it takes us back in time to some of those special moments.

Regardless of what we remember from our past, you may look forward to a better future for yourself or your children. That’s why finding the best neighborhood to live in would be ideal in the long run. While big cities such as Baltimore and Washington D.C. have a lot to offer in terms of amenities and recreational areas, you might not want to live in a noisy and crowded place. In this case, you would be better off living in one of the suburban areas around these cities but still be close enough so that you can come and go as you please.

If that is the case than we think, the city of Glen Burnie MD is the place for you. In this article, we want to highlight some of the best neighborhoods in the area and hopefully, at the end of the day you will find out that it is an amazing place to live.


One of the best neighborhoods in Glen Burnie MD is Acresville and there are a couple of things that make this area great. Firstly the neighborhood is situated between Arundel Expressway and Governor Ritchie Highway which are two of the main roads in Glen Burnie MD leading to Baltimore and connecting other highways that lead to D.C.

The neighborhood is also home to Glen Haven Memorial Park and on both sides of the Highway, you have plenty of restaurants, service centers, and office buildings. Also, the neighborhood has access to the riverfront of Curtis Creek where people can spend their free time boating or fishing.

The neighborhood is tight on inventory when it comes to housing but if you are looking to buy a home in the area, you should contact real estate agents in Glen Burnie MD so they can help you find what you are looking for. Roughly, homes listed for sale are anywhere between $180,000 to $400,000 and with a competitive market, you can expect prices to go up.

Woods Edge

Another great neighborhood in Glen Burnie Maryland is Woods Edge. Situated between Maryland Route 100 highway and Glen Burnie bypass, this neighborhood is great for many reasons. It is situated close to some of the best eateries in Glen Burnie MD which is an added bonus for people who love to eat good food at some of the local favorite restaurants.

Also, the neighborhood holds most of Glen Burnie’s Medical Care Centers and facilities. Not to mention the fact that the North Arundel Aquatic Center is located in this neighborhood, so you and your children can enjoy some great in-door swimming pools out there. Marley Station Mall is located nearby, therefore shopping is accessible, and recreational activities are widely available in the area.

Housing again is very limited in the area and on a quick search we found about 3 listings available all priced above $200,000.

South Gate

Another outstanding neighborhood situated right next to Woods Edge is South Gate. This neighborhood was a CDP(census-designated place) on its own until it was added to Glen Burnie MD now forming an urban neighborhood. South Gate is home to Old Mill middle, senior and high school, along with Southgate Elementary School.

South Gate also enjoys having Southgate Old Mill Park situated in the heart of the neighborhood and it is one of the best ways you can enjoy your spare time. Kids can have fun at the playground while adults enjoy a game of tennis, basketball, or baseball at one of the courts located here.

If you love your fast-food restaurants such as McDonald’s, Taco Bell, or Wendy’s you are lucky because they are located in the neighborhood next to Interstate 97 highway. Average rental prices in the area average about $1,500 per month and the median real estate price is about $260,000.


Willowdale is a neighborhood in Glen Burnie MD situated between Maryland State Highway and Governor Ritchie Highway. This area holds a green scenery with lots of trees, open spaces and branching rivers. The Sawmill Creek Park is located in Willowdale and you can really enjoy a relaxing evening at the park, skating, jogging, fishing, or having a picnic in the picnic area.

Along the highway, you will find plenty of restaurants and fast-food chains, and the area is packed with local businesses and schools. Here you can find anything from banks and schools to churches and car services. The popular Twilite Zone Comics store is located in this neighborhood as well if you are interested in comic books, and most of your shopping areas are situated in and around the neighborhood.

The inventory for homes is quite tight in the area, therefore you will probably have a limited choice. However, home prices in the area are roughly around $200,000 and rental prices are estimated at around $1,300.


Altogether, some of the best neighborhoods in Glen Burnie surely do not disappoint and there are quite a few things to do in and around the city. You are situated approximately 11 miles away from Baltimore MD, which makes things easy for commuters or visitors that are looking for a fun weekend getaway to the big city.

In this article, we highlighted some of the best neighborhoods in Glen Burnie Maryland and if you agree with our list, let us know and spread the word via social media by sharing it with your friends.

Beni Restea

Beni is very passionate about real estate, finance, and traveling, which is the motivating force behind the inspiring topics he writes about for RealEstateAgent.com