Settled in 1752 when two Pennsylvania brothers, William and Thomas Towson, began farming northeast of present-day York and Joppa Roads, Towson is the County Seat of Baltimore County. Located just inside the Baltimore Beltway and home to Towson University, Towson is a popular suburb just north of the Baltimore City line. Major neighborhoods in Towson include:
Aigburth Manor, Anneslie, Armagh Village, Burkleigh Square, Charlesbrook, Chestnut Hill, East Towson, Fellowship Forest, Gaywood, Goucher Woods, Greenbriar, Hampton, Hunt Crest Estates, Idlewylde, Knettishall, Knollwood-Donnybrook, Loch Raven Village, Riderwood Hills, Ridgely, Rodgers Forge, Southland Hills, Stoneleigh, Towson Estates, Towson Manor, West Towson, Woodbrook Village, Wiltondale, and Yorkleigh. Ruxton, which lies to the west, is sometimes considered a part of Towson.
Towson offers many venues for shopping and entertainment for visitors and residents alike. The Towson Chamber of Commerce, has devoted significant time and efforts to attract a diverse mix of unique shops, restaurants and pubs, concert theater and service oriented businesses to accommodate everyone’s needs. Moreover, the Chamber organizes many of the seasonal events that occur throughout the year, including a Farmers Market, Feet on the Street, and Holiday Festivities. Additionally, Towson is home to several major regional shopping centers including:
If you want to engage in outdoor activities, Towson is close to parks and nature centers including Oregon Ridge, Meadowood Park, Loch Raven Resevoir, and the Irvine Nature Center, to name a few. For a list of all of the parks in the area check out this site.
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