We've Found a Wonderful Home in Takoma Park
We really love the neighborhood atmosphere and convenient location. It has everything we could ever want.
-Don and Pat Harrison
Takoma Park, also known as Azalea City, is located just north of Washington, D.C., and south of Baltimore, in Montgomery County. Takoma Park is a planned commuter suburb of Washington, DC. With a population of approximately 20,000, Takoma Park consists of writers, musicians, artists, and entrepreneurs. More than 700 businesses and non-profit organizations call Takoma Park home.
About the Takoma Park Community
Residents of Takoma Park enjoy a green community with tree-lined streets; it has been designated a "Tree City, USA." Public gardens and several parks are scattered throughout city. Playgrounds, ball diamonds, tennis courts, and a football field are only a part of an active recreational program for the city. Bike trails are planned and used as viable alternatives to their excellent transportation system. Public transportation is provided by Metro, Montgomery County Ride-on Bus service and Metrobus.
The historic district in Takoma Park - bound by Piney Branch Road, Philadelphia Avenue, Carroll Avenue, and Eastern Avenue - is marked by tall trees, hilly streets and about 425 homes. Residents are a short walk from downtown Takoma Park's charming restaurants, shops and farmers market. Known for its artsy flavor, Takoma Park is home to a folk festival in September, a jazz festival every spring and a series of summer concerts.
Schools Near Takoma Park, MD
University of Maryland at College Park, The Catholic University of America, University of The District of Columbia, Georgetown University, Howard University, The George Washington University, and American University are all within 10 miles of Takoma Park.
Homes in Takoma Park, MD
Most neighborhood houses (Victorians and Bungalows) were built in the 1920's or earlier. They vary from the $200,000s to more than a million, averaging $600,000.
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It's a cool place with a great downtown.
You have lots of things to do and lots of places to visit here.