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Overview of Cockeysville

Equidistantly located between the border of Pennsylvania and Maryland and Baltimore, Cockeysville is a census designated place that has a small population but a number of things for these lucky residents to do in the typically warm southern climate. With easy access to a number of swimming holes and numerous golf courses, it is easy to see why people stick around.

Due to its location on the edge of Baltimore County, people looking for Cockeysville apartments for rent will be able to commute to the city in under 30 minutes, and head right back into the wilderness following a tough day of work.

Living in Cockeysville, MD

Thomas Cockey is the founder of the city, and his family and their offspring spread out over the area and helped to bring a number of business opportunities to the area during the waning years of the 18th century. Several commercial ventures panned out and the location of Cockeysville made it a vital junction during the years leading up to and during the Civil War.

Home to an estimated more than 20,000 residents, according to the 2010 Census, the city is spread out across the edge of Baltimore County. Cockeysville apartments are available on both sides of Interstate 83, and easy access to many of the surrounding areas is provided by a number of buses and trains in the area.

While the city may be well known to Maryland residents, the rest of the country can see the impact of Cockeysville on the country by looking at the Washington Monument. This historic structure was partially built with limestone from the quarries within the region, and Cockeysville marble comprises the upper half of the iconic testament to the first President.

Cockeysville Work and Study

Finding work in the area will not be tough for potential residents, as the proximity of the city to Baltimore provides numerous employment opportunities and a number of residents make the commute to the largest city in Maryland. Within Cockeysville, there are several golf courses and smaller employers, as the Church Lane Shopping Center and the Timonium Square Shopping Center house a variety of stores.

The Grand Lodge of Maryland is located in Cockeysville, and the museum located at this site has a variety of memorabilia associated with George Washington and other prominent Masons.

In terms of education, Towson University is under an hour's drive away from the city, and residents can head here or to the city of Baltimore with ease in order to fulfill an academic pursuit. 

Rentals in Cockeysville, MD and Cost of Living

The area is close enough to Baltimore to commute to the city, but far enough away to allow for a nice and suburban feeling for any Cockeysville apartments. Potential residents are provided with a number of choices in the spacious sprawl of the region, and can live closer to the Loch Raven Reservoir or near one of the many outdoor entertainment areas scattered around the edge of the county.

According to the 2010 Census, the median gross rent for property in Cockeysville was $1,003 a month, with prices ranging based on location and size.

Cockeysville Attractions and Special Events

Many of the attractions of the area have to do with the environment of the area, as the fertile ground has led to the construction of numerous golf courses and the natural quarries of the area provide residents with swimming holes galore. The Beaver Dam Swimming Club was established to help oversee 30 acres of water that give locals a chance to step out of the sun.

Picnics and cookouts are commonplace at many of the swimming holes and quarries, and younger couples often enjoy time outside before heading into Baltimore for a night on the town. While Cockeysville has been shaped by the surrounding area and proximity to the largest city in Maryland, it has retained its own culture and is a wonderful place to settle down.

To find a Cockeysville apartment or rental, check out our apartment listings. Rent.com® is happy to help you find your next home.

The Quarters at Towson Town Center
136

Towson, MD 21204

$1,210+

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

10+ Units Available

The Quarters at Towson Town Center

Towson, MD

(136)

$1,210+

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths
10+ Units Available
14
20 Lambourne
85

Towson, MD 21204

$1,206+

Studio-3 Beds1-3 Baths

10+ Units Available

20 Lambourne

Towson, MD

(85)

$1,206+

Studio-3 Beds1-3 Baths
10+ Units Available
27
Towson Promenade
439

Towson, MD 21204

$1,250+

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

10+ Units Available

Towson Promenade

Towson, MD

(439)

$1,250+

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths
10+ Units Available
Hampton Plaza Apartments
168

Towson, MD 21286

$945+

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Hampton Plaza Apartments

Towson, MD

(168)

$945+

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths
Palisades Of Towson
32

Towson, MD 21204

$1,300+

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Palisades Of Towson

Towson, MD

(32)

$1,300+

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths
Twin Ridge Apartments
52

Baltimore, MD 21208

$1,180+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

7 Units Available

Twin Ridge Apartments

Baltimore, MD

(52)

$1,180+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
7 Units Available
Courthouse Square
5

Towson, MD 21286

$1,130+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

10+ Units Available

Courthouse Square

Towson, MD

(5)

$1,130+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
10+ Units Available
8
Stevenson Lane
1

Towson, MD 21204

$1,358+

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

7 Units Available

Stevenson Lane

Towson, MD

(1)

$1,358+

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths
7 Units Available
Rodgers Forge Apartments
12

Baltimore, MD 21212

$1,123+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

4 Units Available

Rodgers Forge Apartments

Baltimore, MD

(12)

$1,123+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
4 Units Available
23
Bonnie Ridge Apartments
371

Baltimore, MD 21209

$1,010+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

9 Units Available

Bonnie Ridge Apartments

Baltimore, MD

(371)

$1,010+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
9 Units Available
Rosemont Towson
23

Baltimore, MD 21239

$965+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

10+ Units Available

Rosemont Towson

Baltimore, MD

(23)

$965+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
10+ Units Available
Loch Raven Village Apartments
68

Towson, MD 21286

$805+

Studio-3 Beds1 Bath

10 Units Available

Loch Raven Village Apartments

Towson, MD

(68)

$805+

Studio-3 Beds1 Bath
10 Units Available
Drumcastle

Baltimore, MD 21212

$900+

2 Beds1 Bath

Drumcastle

Baltimore, MD (Northern Baltimore)


$900+

2 Beds1 Bath
Kenilworth At Perring Park
11

Parkville, MD 21234

$960+

1-3 Beds1 Bath

10+ Units Available

Kenilworth At Perring Park

Parkville, MD

(11)

$960+

1-3 Beds1 Bath
10+ Units Available
Annen Woods Apartment Homes
4

Baltimore, MD 21208

$1,225+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

9 Units Available

Annen Woods Apartment Homes

Baltimore, MD

(4)

$1,225+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
9 Units Available
Doncaster Village
14

Parkville, MD 21234

$915+

1-3 Beds1 Bath

10+ Units Available

Doncaster Village

Parkville, MD

(14)

$915+

1-3 Beds1 Bath
10+ Units Available
Falls Village Of Mt. Washington
11

Baltimore, MD 21209

$920+

1-2 Beds1 Bath

8 Units Available

Falls Village Of Mt. Washington

Baltimore, MD (Northwestern Baltimore)

(11)

$920+

1-2 Beds1 Bath
8 Units Available
The Residence at Waterstone
14

Baltimore, MD 21208

$1,451+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

10 Units Available

The Residence at Waterstone

Baltimore, MD

(14)

$1,451+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
10 Units Available
24
Willowbrook Apartment Homes
17

Baltimore, MD 21209

$1,105+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

6 Units Available

Willowbrook Apartment Homes

Baltimore, MD (Northwestern Baltimore)

(17)

$1,105+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
6 Units Available
17
Towson Crossing Apartment Homes
72

Baltimore, MD 21234

$955+

1-2 Beds1 Bath

10+ Units Available

Towson Crossing Apartment Homes

Baltimore, MD

(72)

$955+

1-2 Beds1 Bath
10+ Units Available