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Overview of Forestville

Located in the heart of Prince George’s County, Forestville offers residents the best of small-town living with one of the United States’ most dynamic and important cities located just over the river. With a population of just more than 12,000, this Maryland town is a haven for people looking to escape the urban chaos for an environment that is quieter and more laid back. The quaint streets are lined with greenery and unique local businesses that residents have enjoyed for decades. Look for Forestville apartments for rent, and see how quickly this town can feel like home.

Living in Forestville, MD

In 1608, John Smith was the first European explorer to reach Prince George’s County. Maryland colonists joined him 26 years later and sought permission from the Piscataway Tribe before settling on the banks of the Potomac River. The St. Mary’s City settlement enjoyed peaceful coexistence with neighboring tribes as it gradually expanded with new farms and plantations.

Tobacco growth fueled the local economy, bringing trade, farming and new inhabitants into the area. Forestville was founded, and grew as a town in Prince George’s County mirroring the ideals behind transforming this area from a suburb into a dynamic metropolitan area. Today, Forestville has an interesting mix of garden apartments, single family homes and shopping centers built from 1930-1970 that still provide an old-timey feeling to the area. 

Forestville Work and Study

Although there are no colleges located in Forestville, the surrounding cities have many to offer. Washington, D.C., is a hub for higher education with American University, George Washington University, Howard University, Georgetown University, Gallaudet University and the University of the District of Columbia, among others, just 13 miles away. Students here also take advantage of opportunities across the river in Virginia, including Northern Virginia Community College, the Art Institute of Washington and Marymount University.

With the nation’s capital right in Forestville’s backyard, a little more than 30 percent of residents here work for the government in agencies such as the Department of Defense, National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration. For those seeking jobs in big business, Washington, D.C., is also home to many Fortune 500 companies, including Fannie Mae, Danaher and Pepco Holdings. The city also has many jobs available that help support the booming tourism industry in the area, making Forestville apartments convenient for everyone.

Rentals in Forestville, MD and Cost of Living

There are many positive aspects of living in the northeast that draw new residents to the area, but living in Forestville is pretty expensive. According to U.S. Census Bureau statistics, the average apartment here costs $1,148 a month, which is on par with the rest of the state of Maryland. The livelihood, history and attractions that come with living near Washington, D.C., have also driven the cost of living index score for Forestville up to 132.4, which is significantly above the national average score of 100.

Forestville Attractions and Special Events

Forestville residents take advantage of many festivals in the area, including the Das Best Oktoberfest, North Beach Bay Harvestfest, Takoma Park Street Festival, Bethesda Row Arts Festival, the annual Kankouran African Dance and Drum Conference, D.C. Blues Festival, DC Shorts Film Festival, Green Living Expo D.C. and National Book Festival, among others. Washington, D.C., is also home to many of the nation’s premiere historical monuments and attractions, bringing in millions of visitors each year who want to experience American history.

To find your next rental apartment or house in Forestville, take a look at our listings on Rent.com®.

Dunhill Village Apartments - Forestville, MD 20747
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(9)

Forestville, MD 20747

$1095 - $1585

1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Forestville, MD (Oakland)

(9)

$1095 - $1585

116 Units 1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Penn Landing - Forestville, MD 20747
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(2)

Forestville, MD 20747

$955 - $1505

1-3 Beds 1 Bath

Forestville, MD

(2)

$955 - $1505

598 Units 1-3 Beds 1 Bath

Regency Pointe - Forestville, MD 20747
16
(4)

Forestville, MD 20747

$1036 - $1662

1-3 Beds 1 Bath

Forestville, MD

(4)

$1036 - $1662

599 Units 1-3 Beds 1 Bath

Pennbrooke Station - Forestville, MD 20747
13
(3)

Forestville, MD 20747

$1000 - $1410

1-3 Beds 1 Bath

Forestville, MD

(3)

$1000 - $1410

404 Units 1-3 Beds 1 Bath

Surrey Square - Forestville, MD 20747
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(4)

Forestville, MD 20747

$1030 - $1721

1-4 Beds 1-2 Baths

Forestville, MD

(4)

$1030 - $1721

418 Units 1-4 Beds 1-2 Baths

Lorring Park - Forestville, MD 20747
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Forestville, MD 20747

$949 - $1349

1-3 Beds 1 Bath

Forestville, MD (North Forestville)


$949 - $1349

427 Units 1-3 Beds 1 Bath

Penn Mar Apartments - Forestville, MD 20747
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Forestville, MD 20747

$1025 - $1500

1-3 Beds 1 Bath

Forestville, MD (Forest Manor)


$1025 - $1500

291 Units 1-3 Beds 1 Bath

Holly Spring Meadows - Forestville, MD 20747
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Forestville, MD 20747

$898 - $1472

1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Forestville, MD (Oakland)


$898 - $1472

224 Units 1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Oakcrest Towers - Forestville, MD 20747
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Forestville, MD 20747

$834 - $1490

0-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Forestville, MD


$834 - $1490

1252 Units 0-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Verona at Silver Hill - Suitland, MD 20746
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Suitland, MD 20746

$969 - $1705

1-3 Beds 1 Bath

The Avanti - District Heights, MD 20747
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District Heights, MD 20747

$1024 - $1661

1-3 Beds 1 Bath

District Heights, MD


$1024 - $1661

930 Units 1-3 Beds 1 Bath

Station Square - Suitland, MD 20746
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Suitland, MD 20746

$1000 - $1385

1-3 Beds 1 Bath

Suitland, MD (Suitland Town Center)


$1000 - $1385

324 Units 1-3 Beds 1 Bath

Woods at Addison - Capitol Heights, MD 20743
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(9)

Capitol Heights, MD 20743

$1025 - $1494

1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Capitol Heights, MD

(9)

$1025 - $1494

225 Units 1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Hillside Heights - Capitol Heights, MD 20743
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Capitol Heights, MD 20743

$740 - $1500

0-3 Beds 1 Bath

Capitol Heights, MD (Oakland)


$740 - $1500

231 Units 0-3 Beds 1 Bath

Tapestry Largo Station - Largo, MD 20774
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Largo, MD 20774

$1540 - $2435

0-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Aspire Apollo - District Heights, MD 20747
3

District Heights, MD 20747

$1595 - $2380

1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

District Heights, MD


$1595 - $2380

417 Units 1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Madison Gardens - Suitland, MD 20746
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(4)

Suitland, MD 20746

$1075 - $1725

0-2 Beds 1 Bath

Suitland, MD (Suitland Town Center)

(4)

$1075 - $1725

109 Units 0-2 Beds 1 Bath

Carmel Midtown Square - Camp Springs, MD 20746
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Camp Springs, MD 20746

$1420 - $2220

1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Villages at Morgan Metro - Hyattsville, MD 20785
39

Hyattsville, MD 20785

$1550 - $2172

2-4 Beds 1-2 Baths

Truman Park - Largo, MD 20774
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Largo, MD 20774

$1415 - $2010

1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

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