Category archives for: Towns and Cities

New Windsor

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New Windsor is located in the state of Maryland on the East Coast of the United States of America. New Windsor is in the west central part of Maryland in central Carroll County, just 6 miles southwest of the county seat of Westminster. We’re about 30 miles northwest of Baltimore, 42 miles north of Washington […]

Union Bridge

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Union Bridge is located in the heart of the Piedmont Plateau. The gently rolling terrain offers outstanding rural scenes at every turn in the road. Settled as a farming community before the Revolutionary War, Union Bridge was chartered by the Maryland General Assembly on May 2, 1872. Union Bridge was founded by the Farquhars of […]



Taneytown is located in the northwest portion of Carroll County, Maryland. It is nearly two miles east of Frederick County and three miles south of Adams County, Pennsylvania. Two state highways, Maryland Route 140 and Maryland Route 194 provide the area with direct access to Frederick, Baltimore, Hanover, and Pennsylvania. Approximate travel distance between Taneytown […]

Mount Airy

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Whether you are a visitor or have lived here for some years, there’s always more to learn  about Mt. Airy. Consider dining in one of our many excellent restaurants – from Mexican to Sushi. Shop for everything from fresh fruit and vegetables in our Farmer’s Market, straight from the farm and open during the spring and […]


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Westminster is a city in northern Maryland, United States. It is the seat of Carroll County.[1] The city’s population was 18,590 at the 2010 census.  Westminster is known for art today and has many galleries and art related businesses. A large number of artists live in Westminster and the surrounding Carroll County.


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Rich in history and popular with transplants, Manchester is a small town in northeast Carroll County where old and new collide. It is located on the bustling MD Route 30 – a trucking and commuter route connecting Hanover, Pennsylvania and Baltimore County, Maryland. With its tidy housing developments-and several more new neighborhoods on the way-this […]


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Hampstead is a community shaped by a road, the Baltimore-Hanover Pike. The original settlement of “Spring Garden” was a wagon stop. The Pike became our Main Street and the settlement eventually grew into the Town of Hampstead. Unfortunately, the narrow, two-lane road became increasingly more congested over the years until 2009 when the Hampstead Bypass […]

Sykesville Guide


Sykesville, Maryland is a town about five miles south of Eldersburg, with a population of roughly 4,400 people. It is rich in history, with railways a big part of its identity. Featuring a historic main street with shops and dining, it is a wonderful place to visit. It also features an emerging economic development project […]

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