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Glenelg Information and Highlights

Glenelg, Maryland is located in Howard County, a very high-income area which is the second wealthiest county in the whole country. The average house income of Glenelg residents is just over $114,000 per year with the median home price being over $1,012,000. The median house size is 5,757 square feet and the estimated population within the community is approximately 828 residents.

Glenelg is a fairly rural area known for farms and the newly built “McMansions.” The community formed when John Dorsey, one of the first settlers in Howard County, gave a big chunk of land to his daughter Sarah Dorsey Howard and her husband in 1735. Later, Sarah’s son, Ephraim, built a home on the land. Later, an addition was added to the home by General Joseph Tyson and his wife and they named it Glenelg. It was named after an old Scottish estate but also because it was a palindrome, meaning that it’s spelled the same forwards and backwards. Today, the home is known as Glenelg manor and it is the origin of the community’s name.

The racial demographics in Glenelg are 4% African American (34 people), 2% Mixed Race (19 people), and 94% White (887 people). 46% of the residents of Glenelg (437 people) are women and 54% (305 people) are men. Out of all of the residents old enough to do so, 40% (248 people) have a graduate degree, 54% (331 people) have a bachelors or associate degree, and 6% (37 people) have a high school diploma. 11% (105 people) of the Glenelg population are 9 years old or younger, 20% of the population (190 people) are 10 to 17 years old, 3% (29 people) are 18 to 24 years old, 11% (108 people) are 25 to 39 years old, 50% (472 people) are 40 to 64 years old, and 4% (36 people) of the Glenelg population is 65 years or older.


Glenelg, Maryland in Howard County in located approximately 30 miles from Washington D.C. which is to the South, 20 miles from Baltimore, Maryland which is to the East, and 10 miles from Columbia, Maryland which is to the Southeast. The state of Maryland is located in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States.


The usual weather conditions in Glenelg, Maryland are categorized by hot, humid weather during the summer and mild to cold weather during the winter. The climate of the area as a whole is considered to be humid subtropical.


The Glenelg area has an abundance of places to shop. You can find a variety of different items such as farming equipment at Mullinix David Farm Machinery, appliances and decorative home items at Dreammaker Bath & Kitchen, and cards and stationary at Remembering You.


There are not many restaurants to try in the Glenelg, Maryland area. However, whether you are looking for delicious Italian menu or a savory traditional American Sub sandwich, you can visit Mama Millies for mouthwatering Italian food or Subway resturant. Visiting Chef Dixon at Bistro Blanc will leave you sated. Dining in Glenelg is awesome and here is somewhere to fit the food preferences of everyone.

  • Bistro Blanc 3800 Ten Oaks Rd, Glenelg, MD 21737, (410) 489-7907

  • Mama Millies 3881 Ten Oaks Road, Glenelg, MD (410) 489-4498

  • Subway 3881 Ten Oaks Rd, Glenelg, MD (410) 489-9259

  • Ten Oaks Tavern 3900 10 Oaks Rd, Glenelg, MD 21737, (410) 988-9816


The nightlife in the Glenelg, Maryland area consists of one recognized Pub. Here visitors as well as local enjoy the ambience of livid music. Ten Oaksis considered a “one stop shop”. You can order a scrumptious meal then head over to the bar or hop onto the dancefloor and dance the night away with the lively music and band.


Glenelg Manor, the home for which the Glenelg, Maryland community is named after, is a private school that houses the Glenelg County School elementary division. The school, which was founded in 1954, offers an endless college prep program from age 2 all the way up to the 12th grade. There are 750 students enrolled in the school and 165 faculty members. The average class size is only 15 students and 38% of students receive financial aid and grants.

Glenelg High School, which opened in 1958, has a total student population of 1,185 and a total teacher count of 78. The school consists of mostly white students with only 140 non-white students.


Though there are a few Landmarks in the Glenelg area- the United Methodist church stand as a Landmark and Historical site to all. By all means when you visit you can take a short self-defense class at the Black Belt Institute. Glenelg is a small gem tucked away. Come and experience the rich heritage that this county has.

Other noteworthy landmarks in the include the Holocaust Memorial in Baltimore and the National Mall in Washington, DC.


Glenelg, Maryland is a small community full of history. Even the schools tell their own story about where the community started and where it is now. The various types of food, numerous places to shop and abundance of bars paired with the city’s natural beauty make it a great place to visit when you’re in Maryland.

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