While Monrovia is primarily a residential community for professionals commuting to the larger metropolitan areas of Baltimore and Washington DC, it is located just minutes from one of Maryland's oldest and best preserved historic towns. A popular destination for tourists from around Maryland and beyond, New Market maintains a classic, old time ambiance where visitors and residents alike can feel transported to another era. Old fashioned general stores, craft stores, and antique shops line the cheerful streets, and lovingly maintained colonial homes double as bed and breakfasts.
As part of the Frederick County Public School System, Monrovia residents enjoy the benefits of an excellent education from their small public schools including Green Valley and Kemptown Elementary Schools, Windsor Knolls Middle School, and Urbana High School. Frederick County is also home to the highly regarded Hood College and within easy driving distance of some of Maryland's other top rated institutions of higher learning, including Johns Hopkins University, the University of Maryland, and the University of Baltimore.
Less than an hour from both Washington DC and Baltimore via I-70, Monrovia feels a world away in its relaxing rural setting. Monrovia is a great place to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life in the heart of the Frederick County countryside.