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Real Estate in Owings Maryland
Owings Maryland is located in the northern portion of Calvert County in southern Maryland. Owings is neighbors with Friendship Maryland which is just to the north and the town of Chesapeake Beach is just 4 miles to the south. It is about 23 miles south of the large town of Annapolis.
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Relocating to Owings Maryland
The Owings area can be described as ex-urban including a mix of rural farmlands as well as suburban residential areas full of neighborhoods and subdivisions. Owings is beloved for its outdoor areas as 50% of it is wooded and there are zoning regulations to protect natural lands and keep them this way.
History of Owings
Prior to the Civil War Owings was much like most of southern Maryland surrounding it, full of tobacco farms. It got its name from the Owings family that had long settled into the area since the 18th century. Most notably the town is particularly named after Harry P Owings who lived in the Owings house on Solomons Road.
The Owings family played a key role in the development of the North Beach and Chesapeake Beach areas turning it into a summer resort area. They were also a key component to the planning of the Chesapeake Beach Railway which brought much commercialization into the area. The Owings railway stop was the only one located in Calvert County at the time.
Things to do in Owings Maryland
Being that Owings Maryland is mostly rural and suburban subdivisions, most residents living within Owings travel to neighboring towns to enjoy activities that involve modern commercial and business amenities.
The towns of North Beach and Chesapeake Beach are just minutes from the town of Owings and offer some of the most popular beaches in Calvert County. These towns are hosts to several community festivals throughout the year and are also home to several great local shops and restaurants featuring the most amazing fresh-caught seafood.
Schools in Owings Maryland
The public schools of Owings Maryland are part of the Calvert County Public School District. Schools within the Calvert County School District are some of the most highly rated public schools in the Washington D.C. metro area and the state of Maryland. Several young families reside in Owings Maryland to benefit from the highly-rated public schools. Specific Calvert County Schools that serve Owings include Mount Harmony Elementary, Windy Hill Elementary, Northern Middle School, Windy Hill Middle School, and Northern High School. All of these listed schools have received A or A- ratings from the Niche website.
Homes in Owings Maryland
The town of Owings is quiet and mostly made up of single-family properties. If you are searching for a sizable home on a large lot of land in Southern Maryland, the town of Ownings is a great spot to find more homes for your money. You can find large estate-style properties as well as starter and mid-range single-family homes within Owings. It is a great place to find neighborhoods with young families. Home prices in the town of Owings range from $200,000s to $1.3 million.
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