Situated between Highways 50 and 295 is Cheverly, Md. This diverse community in Prince George's County is located just outside of the nation's capital in Washington, D.C. The population of Cheverly is approximately 6,200. Located on the D.C. Metro's orange line, transportation to Washington, D.C., is easily accessible from Cheverly. Residents who are seeking out Cheverly apartments for rent can enjoy the convenient features and cultural attractions of D.C. and still be in a developed community.
Cheverly was founded by Robert Marshall, an Ohio investor and stock broker during the Great Depression in 1931. The University of Maryland has two nearby campuses in College Park and Adelphi, each just five miles from Cheverly. Also within 10 miles of Cheverly is George Washington University and Georgetown University. Georgetown, which is ranked among the top 25 universities in the nation, is most well-known for its business, law, and healthcare programs. Many residents serve in the public administration field because of Cheverly's close proximity to D.C., as well as IT service companies like Array Information Technology in Greenbelt, Md. Of course, government work, including positions with a variety of organizations and agencies, is also quite common in the region as well.
Many Cheverly residents enjoy taking a night or weekend trip to D.C. to visit the National Mall and Smithsonians - they are all just a 20 minute metro ride away. Other nearby historical attractions include the former plantation, Mount Hope, or the Battle of Bladensburg site, both located in Cheverly. Residents living in a Cheverly rental are surrounded by history and opportunity just minutes from the nation's capital.
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