Living in Severna Park MD

A Local’s Guide To Living In Severna Park, Maryland

Severna Park is located in Anne Arundel County and is a highly desirable area for those commuting to Annapolis, DC or Baltimore. It is located between the eastern shore of the Severn River and the northwestern shore of the Magothy River and is split by Ritchie Highway which runs from Baltimore to Annapolis. There are many benefits to living in Severna Park MD including access to the B&A Trail, multiple malls close by and plenty of things to do in the area.

Severna Park was originally named “Boone” and was a stop along the Baltimore & Annapolis Railroad, which was later converted to the B&A Trail in the 90’s. The name Severna Park is rumored to originate from a contest held in 1906.

Severna Park Parks:

Parks In Severna Park, Maryland

Access to the Baltimore & Annapolis Trail for many is the biggest benefit to living in Severna Park MD. The trail was originally a railroad track that ran from Annapolis to Baltimore and has now been converted into a 13.3-mile-long paved biking and jogging path. There are many who move to Severna Park specifically to have access to the B&A Trail.

Kinder Farm Park is 288 acres and was a fully functional farm that was donated to Anne Arundel County. There is a tremendous amount of things to do here including a petting zoo, farm tours, and a museum. The park also includes numerous sports fields, multiple playgrounds, and paved jogging trails. Check out my video tour of Kinder Farm Park here

Lake Waterford Park is located along Lake Waterford and features trails, playgrounds, water views and fishing.

Severna Park Shopping:

Living in Severna Park MD gives you access to many shopping centers all along Ritchie highway as well as an easy drive to Annapolis which has additional shopping.

Severna Park Marketplace is located in southern Severna Park and has an updated curb appeal. It features a Giant Grocery Store, AC More, Kohls and several places to eat.

Marley Station Mall is just north of Severna Park and is a two-story mall with plenty of shopping. It also features a children play area and a food court.

Severna Park Things To Do:

Fun Things To Do In Severna Park Maryland

There are many things to do here but living in Severna Park MD also gives you access to many things to do in neighboring cities such as Annapolis and Baltimore as well.

Severna Park Lanes is a large bowling alley with food, arcade machines and more. They have 10 pin and duckpin bowling, as well as some cool blacklight lit bowling at night.  It is a popular attraction for those living in Severna Park MD.

Escape Time Escape Rooms is a fun interactive activity to try with your friends. You are locked in a room and have to solve a series of puzzles and riddles to escape before the timer goes off.

North Arundel Aquatic Center is just north and features an 8 lane pool as well as a leisure pool with a children’s water park.

Severna Park Schools:

Those living in Severna Park MD have several good options of schools, both private and public. Some of the schools include Benfield Elementary School, & Severna Park Middle School, Severna Park High School. See a complete list of Severna Park Schools here.

Cost Of Living In Severna Park, Maryland

Ther are 37,634 people living in Severna Park MD. The median value of homes is $544,558. This is higher than the Maryland median value which is $312,500. The median rent of those living in Severna Park MD is $1,593.

Moving to Severna Park

If you are thinking of buying a home in Severna Park, Maryland, I’d be happy to help.  I have lived in the Severna Park area for most of my life.

Malcolm Lawson Annapolis Real Estate Agent


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