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Wide-open green spaces, locally owned restaurants and wineries, easy access to the city—Sparks has it all. A rural community located a little over 20 miles away from the heart of Baltimore, Sparks is the perfect blend of peace and quiet and big-city perks. If you're looking for a home removed from the hustle and bustle that still offers an easy commute, then look no further.

Explore a few of the highlights that life in Sparks has to offer, and find your new home here today!

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Getting Around

Cockeysville: 7 min
Towson: 20 min
Baltimore: 26 min
Major Roads: I-83, MD-45


Population: 5,544
Zip Code21152
County: Baltimore
Median Home Price: $340,100

Spotlights of Sparks

Loch Raven Reservoir

Follow the banks of Big Gunpowder Falls in Sparks just a few miles down the road, and you'll find the expansive green space of Loch Raven Reservoir, which offers tons of outdoor recreation.

Hunt Valley Towne Centre

Less than five minutes from Sparks, you'll find the brick walkways of Hunt Valley Towne Centre, a charming little plaza that's home to a variety of stores, restaurants, and a Regal Cinemas. 

Convenient Location

Whether you're looking to commute further into the city for work or just take a trip downtown for the night, Sparks' location off of I-83 makes getting around the area quick and easy!

Sparks Attractions

What You'll LOVE in Sparks

A cozy, secluded community just minutes from the action, Sparks is full of parks, shops, restaurants, and things to do. Here are a few of the highlights that locals love!

Green Spaces

One of Sparks' biggest selling points? The abundant outdoor recreation that the area offers. Whether it's hiking, biking, fishing, kayaking, or anything in between, you'll find it within minutes of your front door. Be sure to check out nearby spots like Sparks Park, Loch Raven Reservoir, Hunt Valley Golf Course, or Oregon Ridge Park for all of your outdoor needs. 

Local Shopping & Dining

Craving a bite to eat? Within Sparks, you can grab a coffee at the Filling Station or an upscale meal at the Milton Inn. Other options close by include dinner and a show at the Oregon Ridge Dinner Theatre, burgers at the Silver Spring Mining Company, or a tasty green salad at Nalley Fresh. For all of your shopping needs, the Hunt Valley Towne Centre and Shawan Plaza have you covered.

Thriving Job Market

With easy access to the city and the surrounding suburbs, you'll find plenty of job options around Sparks, no matter what you're looking for! A few of the largest employers in the county include the Social Security Administration and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, T. Rowe Price, the Community College of Baltimore County, Greater Baltimore Medical Center, and McCormick and Company, Inc.

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