Laurel is an unincorporated city that stretches through three counties: Howard, Prince George’s and Anne Arundel. Laurel is located midway between Washington, D.C. and Baltimore.Incorporated in 1870, the city maintains a historic district including its Main Street. Laurel is within proximity of the Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Laboratory, the Fort Meade Army base and the National Security Agency. The Patuxent River separates North Laurel in Howard County from the city of Laurel in Prince George’s County. This area is home to thriving businesses and historic Main Street house an assortment of shops, antiques stores and restaurants.

  • Doing Business Here

    Howard County boasts a thriving and vibrant economy, which makes it the first choice for smart businesses looking to start or expand in the Mid-Atlantic. Add in its central location between Baltimore and Washington, D.C. and you have a real win-win. Howard County also offers more than 70-million square feet of commercial space, providing businesses with the perfect location to do business.

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  • Living Here

    Howard County is continually ranked among the most affluent, advanced and educated communities in the United States. There is immediate access to leading educational and health care institutions, upscale retail, and outstanding recreation and entertainment.

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