Home to around 15,600 residents in the eastern corner of Howard County, the unincorporated community of Elkridge, Maryland was founded early in the 18th century. Located on the Patapsco River, Elkridge is the oldest settlement in Howard County. Elkridge is bordered by Ilchester on the north, Columbia on the northwest, Jessup on the southwest, and Anne Arundel County on the southeast. Comprised of approximately 8.4 square miles, Elkridge is a wonderful place to call home.
There are several remarkable communities and neighborhoods within Elkridge, each boasting its own unique amenities and advantages. A few of the most noteworthy communities are: Augustine, Cypress Springs, Dorsey, Ducketts Lane, Elkridge Heights, Elkridge Landing, Hanover, Harwood Park, Lawyers Hill, Montgomery Road/Meadowridge Road, Montevideo/Waterloo, Old Waterloo Road/Pirch Way, Town Center and Wesley Grove. Elkridge is home to the 21075, 20794 and 21076 zip codes.
Students in Elkridge are served by the following schools: Ducketts Lane Elementary, Elkridge Elementary, Rockburn Elementary, Elkridge Landing Middle, Thomas Viaduct Middle, Howard High and Long Reach High schools. The University of Maryland Baltimore County, Anne Arundel Community College, Howard Community College, and the Community College of Baltimore County are all nearby. In addition to great educational opportunities, this suburban community also boasts impressive real estate options. Homes for sale in Elkridge, Maryland vary in price depending upon the size, age, style, location and special features of the property. A condo can cost as much as $424,000 but the average listing price is $265,000. Ordinarily the highest list price for a townhome is around $504,000 and the average is nearer to $316,000. The average listing price for a single family home in Elkridge, Maryland is around $398,000, but you can find very nice homes for upwards of $700,000.
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