Dorsey Search, Ellicott City, MD

Dorsey Search Neighborhood Guide Ellicott City, MD


Dorsey Search is a cozy and charming neighborhood located in Ellicott City, Maryland, known for its serene environment and family-friendly atmosphere. Situated near the junction of Route 29 and Route 108, it provides easy access to the city's core and surrounding regions. Attractions like Centennial Park and The Mall in Columbia are in close proximity, adding to the neighborhood's appeal. Dorsey Search boasts lush green spaces, highly-rated schools, and a variety of home styles, making it an attractive place for both families and professionals to reside.

What You Will Love about Dorsey Search, Ellicott City, Maryland

  • The nature lover will appreciate the beautiful parks and outdoor amenities surrounding Dorsey Search like the Centennial Park and Worthington Dog Park.
  • The neighborhood's close proximity to excellent shopping centers like The Mall in Columbia and Dorsey's Search Village Center.
  • Easy access to major routes such as Route 29 and Route 108, allows for convenient commuting options.
  • The family-friendly vibe of the neighborhood, enhanced by top-rated schools and safe, peaceful streets.

What’s Nearby

Dorsey Search is just a short drive away from downtown Ellicott City, which offers a variety of dining and entertainment options. The neighborhood is also near popular attractions such as the Columbia Art Center and Merriweather Post Pavilion, a prominent outdoor concert venue. The Dorsey Search Village Center is a convenient shopping destination offering a supermarket, a few eateries, and other services.


Dorsey Search offers a laid-back, family-oriented lifestyle enhanced by green spaces and recreational facilities. The neighborhood is vibrant with community activities and events, fostering a strong local identity. The area's good schools, low crime rate, and access to amenities contribute to a high standard of living in Dorsey Search.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 22 restaurants, 5 grocery stores, and 8 parks within a mile of the Dorsey Search neighborhood.

    Giant Food

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.6 miles

    4715 Dorsey Hall Dr

    Dorsey's Search Village Center

    Retail, Shopping Mall

    0.6 miles

    4765 Dorsey Hall Dr

    Long Gate S.C.

    Retail, Shopping Mall

    1.1 miles

    4310 Montgomery Rd


    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.1 miles

    4370 Montgomery Rd

    Crisp Tek

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.1 miles

    9250 Bendix Rd


    Retail, Big Box Store

    1.2 miles

    4390 Montgomery Rd

Dorsey Search Apartments and Rentals

72 Rental properties in Dorsey Search, Ellicott City, MD.

  • Renaissance Hills at Ellicott City property


    Renaissance Hills at Ellicott City

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    675–1070 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • Avalon at Fairway Hills property


    Avalon at Fairway Hills

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    715–1413 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • Columbia Landing property


    Columbia Landing

    1–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    850–950 Sqft

    3 Units Available

  • Burgess Mill Station property


    Burgess Mill Station

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    728–1816 Sqft

    6 Units Available

  • Orchard Crossing property


    Orchard Crossing

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    840–1245 Sqft

    Contact for Availability

  • Furnished Studio - Columbia - Columbia Parkway property


    Furnished Studio - Columbia - Columbia Parkway

    Studio • 1 Bath

    300 Sqft

    Contact for Availability

Cost of Living

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Dorsey Search Demographics

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Dorsey Search Reviews

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  • Area Has Litter


    Say 4 of 4 renters

  • Near Grocery Stores


    Say 4 of 4 renters

  • Area Has Potholes


    Say 4 of 4 renters

  • Good Place To Raise A Family


    Say 4 of 4 renters

  • Safe For Families


    Say 4 of 4 renters

  • Busy Streets


    Say 3 of 4 renters

Dorsey Search Transportation

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Walk Score®
The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.

Somewhat Bikeable

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Long Gate Shopping Center


4300 Montgomery Rd


Dorsey Search Schools

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