Jarrettsville is a census-designated place in Harford County, Maryland. The community is named for the Jarrett family that lived here in the 1800s and farmed the land. As a community with a population of around 6,000, Jarrettsville real estate is often chosen by those who wish to live in an area that provides a small town atmosphere. There are a large number of owner-occupied homes in Jarrettsville and the community is often a choice of families with children. The proximity to amenities in larger cities located nearby is another beneficial aspect of choosing this area.
Our Lady’s Manor located at Monkton and Jarrettsville is a national historic district. Monkton was developed around a grist mill and was once a station for the Northern Central Railway. It contains more than 60 structures and the 10,000 acre manor was built in 1713. Our Lady’s Manor was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.
Residents of Jarrettsville are served by the Harford County Public School District. There are 54 schools within the district with a student enrollment of 38,636. Homes in Jarrettsville are mainly single-family homes with some row houses and attached homes. The homes are comprised of residences that were built from 1970 to 1994 and some that were built from 1940 to 1969. Included are new construction and some historic homes. The residents include families, young professionals and retirees.
There are many residents of Jarrettsville real estate that commute to other areas for work. In addition, the residents of Harford County are located near some of the best recreational attractions as well as cultural venues within the Baltimore area. For many, a 30-minute drive provides access to art, music, sporting events, museums and more. The Baltimore Museum of Art, the Babe Ruth Museum, Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, Fort McHenry National Park and the Baltimore Orioles are just a few of the attractions that may be enjoyed by residents and visitors.