Located roughly 11 miles west of Baltimore, the town of Windsor Mill, Md., is a quaint suburb situated in the northeastern region of the state. Residents take advantage of numerous opportunities to live, grow and work in Baltimore County. Windsor Mill is part of the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area and has a population of approximately 34,000. Search for Windsor Mill apartments for rent and find a quaint, patriotic town.
The Windsor Mill area has ties to great moments in the nation's history, and many of its early buildings have been preserved. Several Revolutionary War battles took place in the region, and one was the largest invasion in United States history. In 1814, British troops marched through the area to capture Baltimore but were defeated by American soldiers. The victory is memorialized at Fort Howard Park.
Windsor Mill still plays a large part in helping the country work toward a great future. The town provides office space to government organizations that include Government Properties Income Trust and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid. It's also in close proximity to University of Maryland, Baltimore County. UMBC was named to the list "2012 Great Colleges to Work For" by the The Chronicle of Higher Education and has been touted as an innovative place of higher learning. Windsor Mill residents find many jobs in nearby towns, and the average commute is 32 minutes.
Lovers of the outdoors enjoy close proximity to Patapsco Valley State Park. The park runs along the Patapsco River and encompasses more than 16,000 acres and eight developed recreational areas. Baltimore County also has more than a dozen golf courses and wineries. When residents would rather be indoors, they take advantage of the county's strong theater programs and its museums.
When residents want the feel of a larger city, they go to Baltimore to take advantage of all it has to offer. There, they can visit the first metropolitan cathedral in the United States, the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Baltimore Museum of Art, Edgar Allan Poe's grave and outdoor markets.
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