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As a part of the Maryland real estate assortment of exciting communities, Berwyn Heights, Maryland is a charming and unique representative. Berwyn Heights was incorporated in 1896 and is the sixth-oldest municipality of Prince George’s County. Its residents number nearly 3,000 who live in 1050 single-family homes within an area of .65 square miles.
Berwyn Heights is proud of its history and the fact that it is a mere ten miles from Washington, DC. With a rather long and fascinating history tracing back thousands of years, Berwyn Heights was home to a number of native Indians and the site of contact with the first English colonists.
Present day Berwyn Heights citizens take their civic responsibilities quite seriously. They actively participate in a wide and diverse range of activities ranging from Boys and Girls Club to athletic boards to quilters’ and seniors clubs. They are proud of their low crime rate, their higher than Maryland average median income and their median house value that is also higher than the Maryland average.
This is a community that is populated by residents who have come here with the idea of making their lives in Berwyn Heights. The population has been nearly level since the 2000 census with the median resident age of 36.
Berwyn Heights if part of the Prince George’s County Public Schools, consisting of Berwyn Heights Elementary, Greenbelt Middle School located in Greenbelt and Parkdale High School in nearby Riverdale Park. Bordered by College Park on the west, Berwyn Heights is adjacent to Greenbelt in the northeast, East Riverdale on the southwest and Riverdale Park on the south.
Make no mistake – Berwyn Heights is a welcoming, receptive community that brags of its own police department, Department of Public Works and administrative offices. They also have their picturesque side, including Lake Artemesia, the Indian Creek bike path, Greenbelt Park, a sports park and two playgrounds. This is a lovely, memorable location in Maryland real estate and one that is family-friendly and enticing.