Move to Howard County
Howard County is located between Washington and Baltimore. It provides a great mix of historic mill towns, like Ellicott City, to the prize-winning planned community of Columbia. It is noted for it’s quality of life and fine schools and is the third wealthiest jurisdiction by median household income in the U.S. You will find every nationality and race living here and together the people form an amazing community.

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Towns in Howard County, Md

columbiaColumbia, Md - web site
This is a planned community developed in 1962 on 14,000 acres with ten separate villages, many with walking paths or parks. The entire community is in close proximity to a huge selection of restaurants, places to shop and cultural delights. Columbia also holds a beautiful and upscale mall that is considered the center of Columbia as well as Merriweather Post Pavillion that offers a diverse range of artists and events.

A 30 minute commute to Baltimore or a 45 minute drive to Washington makes it a central location and includes ample public transportation options.

Ellicott City, Md - official website
Ellicott City sits at the juncture of Anne Arundel, Baltimore and Howard Counties and borders the Patapsco River. Ellicott City is the County seat for Howard County. Founded in the late 1700’s it has 56,300 residents and includes historic sites, the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum, a quaint main street with a wonderful array of restaurants, antique shops and boutiques.

dgReal Estate News:
Ellicott City is The Best Place for Animal Lovers to Live

by U.S News & World Report

Nearly 40 percent of American families own at least one dog, a pet that demands some green space. Cat, rabbit, bird and other kinds of pet owners aren’t so concerned about space and weather, but they are affected by local and state regulations that limit where pets are permitted and what kinds of vaccines they need.

U.S. News & World Reporttook all these issues into account when it created its list of best places for pet lovers to live. It also considered the number of dog parks, proximity of large academic veterinary centers and legal tolerance for pets in public spaces like beaches, outdoor restaurants, and public parks.

Here are their top-10 pet-friendly choices:

1. Ellicott City, Md.
2. Rocky Point, N.Y.
3. Auburn, Ala.
4. Butte, Mont.
5. Yankton, S.D.
6. Lewiston, Idaho
7. Glasgow, Ky.
8. Aiken, S.C.
9. Flower Mound, Texas
10. Wolf Trap, Va.

Source: US News & World Report, Kimberly Palmer (08/17/2009)
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