Your Guide to Ellicott City, Howard County – with a Fresh Outlook for 2014!

Main Street, Ellicott City Historic District.
Main Street, Ellicott City Historic District.

Your Guide to Ellicott City, Howard County – with a Fresh Outlook for 2014!

Ellicott City is an unincorporated suburb of Baltimore City located in Howard County, MD.  Ellicott City offers convenient accessibility to Downtown Baltimore (13 miles), Washington, D.C. (30 miles), and nearby Columbia.

Ellicott City was ranked as one of the “Best Places to Live” in 2012 by Money Magazine for characteristics such as “a diverse population, reasonable housing costs, terrific schools, miles of hiking trails, and new developments.”  Ellicott City is located near in proximity to many accessible public parks, including Patapsco State Park, Meadowbrook Park (located near the Long Gate Shopping Center), Centennial Park, and more.

Ellicott City’s historic district offers a variety of specialty shops and eateries.  Salons, antique stores, coffee houses, and restaurants are just a few of the many attractions this historically-rich and charming small town has to offer.

The nearby Long Gate Shopping Center offers a convenient shopping location including chains such as Target, Staples, Old Navy, Kohl’s, and Barnes and Noble Booksellers.  Multiple restaurants are also located at Long Gate.  Click here to read more information about the shopping opportunities, restaurants, and other attractions located at Long Gate Shopping Center.

Great Schools is a service used to provide rankings for elementary, middle, and high schools based off recent academic achievement and testing performance.  Great Schools also provides holistic ratings for all schools located to which certain parts of a city are districted.  At the time of publication, Great Schools ranks Ellicott City with 9 out of 10 stars.  Click here to see the Great Schools profile for Ellicott City, MD.

The types of homes primarily available in the Ellicott City area include single family detached Colonials, Ranchers, Split Levels, Townhomes, Condos, and some 55+ Communities.

If you’re interested in Ellicott City homes for sale and are interested in finding a home within a specific school district, we’re here to help!  We now have the ability to set up a custom search based on the most current school boundary maps.  This service is not available in Maryland through any other online search tool – it is solely provided to customers and clients working directly with a Maryland Realtor.  Please click here and contact us today for your custom Maryland Home Search by School District.  If you’d like to learn more about Ellicott City, feel free to give us a call at (443) 472-9588, or send an email to

Your Guide to Ellicott City, Howard County – with a Fresh Outlook for 2014! 2014-01-10 10:00:21

Tim McIntyre, GRI, Ellicott City Realtor, Catonsville Realtor

Helping Clients Buy, Sell and Invest in Howard County, Carroll County and Baltimore County for more than 25 years.  410-480-3555

Certified Distressed Property Expert  Ellicott City Realtor, Catonsville Realtor


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