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More About Lexington Park Maryland
Lexington Park is not really its own city but in a census-designated place in St. Mary's County in southern Maryland. It's home to about 12,000 residents in the entire area is spread out along the Patuxent River completely surrounding the Patuxent River Naval Air Station. It's bordered by California, Great Mills, Park Hill, the river, and Lusby Maryland, right across Thomas Johnson Bridge.
Lexington Park was created in 1943 with the establishment of the Patuxent Naval Air Station during World War II and was named for the recently sunk USS Lexington aircraft carrier. The area was formally called Jarboesville and was the location for many astronaut training programs for famous astronauts such as John Glenn and Alan Shepherd. The Governor Thomas Johnson Bridge was created in 1977 spanning the Patuxent River linking the area to Calvert County. [Pictured - United States Colored Troops Memorial Statue in Lexington Park, Maryland]
Lexington Park has been known as one of the nation's fastest-growing "micropolitan" areas expanding my nearly 15% since the year 2000. This is primarily due to military growth. Southern Maryland is the fastest growing area in the state and a very desirable bedroom community for folks that work in Washington DC, but unlike neighboring Charles County and Calvert County, many residents in St. Mary's County both live and work in the area. The tungsten Naval Air Station employs about 20,000 people, which drives about 75% of the area's economy.
Lexington Park Schools
Lexington Park is part of the St. Mary's County school system and includes several schools spread out throughout southern Maryland including Town Creek elementary, Green View Knolls elementary, Lexington Park elementary, George Washington Carver elementary, Esperanza middle school, Spring Ridge middle school, and Great Mills High school. Several private schools and charter schools are also close by in neighboring Great Mills.
For higher education, St. Mary's College of Maryland is located just 7 miles south of Lexington Park and one of only two public honors colleges in the nation. The College of Southern Maryland, a community college and Merchant Marine Academy are also located within about 5 to 10 minutes from Lexington Park.
Why Live in Lexington Park?
There are many reasons to choose a home in Lexington Park. This community is where North meets the south and high-tech meets country living. You'll find many military and civilians mingling throughout the community and with the thriving military and technology center, there's always job growth as well as small-town charm. You might even rub shoulders with astronauts. Lexington Park has a large military population and a booming technology center.
There's plenty of things to do, see, and experience in Lexington Park Maryland. Elms Beach Park offers a variety of activities with 500 feet of shoreline perfect for swimming, picnicking, and fishing. It offers picnic pavilions and playgrounds, restrooms and ample parking.
"Lexington Park is a great place, there is a lot to do from many shops to festivities on the Chesapeake bay. There is many local seafood restaurants that have the best seafood I've ever tried(and I've been to a lot of places). There is always events going on throughout the year that are hosted by many places such as: the Hollywood Fire Department, St. Mary's college, and the Calvert Marine Museum across the bridge. There is also a lot of job opportunities due to being right near the Patuxent River Naval Base." - Niche.com
Lexington Park Homes for Sale
Because this is a military town, 62% of residents rent while just 38% own their own homes. But it's still an extremely affordable place to call home. The median home value is about $205,000 with the median rent of about $1530. There are homes anywhere from $100,000-$450,000 and more but this is primarily the average. You'll find historical homes, brand-new properties, Colonial and Victorian-style homes, mid-century modern, and ranch-style single-family properties. For more information on homes for sale in Lexington Park Maryland, browse available listings on our website or simply contact our office below at any time. We love to schedule a showing or provide you a list of personalized homes that fit your search criteria and price.
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