Laurel Municipal Center8103 Sandy Spring Rd, Laurel, MD 20707
Laurel, it's the place to live, play, do business or just visit! We are conveniently located in the center of three major cities, Annapolis, Baltimore and Washington, DC, with easy access to transportation. We boast excellent public and private schools, diverse communities and quality housing. We have plenty of executive office, commercial and industrial space with many federal agencies and private businesses nearby. Laurel ranks sixth in per capita income and has unemployment rates below 4 percent. In Laurel you benefit from our low crime rates and quick emergency response times from our Public Safety network of the nationally accredited Laurel Police Department, Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad. Laurel is dedicated to providing personal safety and security for everyone who lives, works or visits here! Visitors or residents can hike, bike or fish in the beautiful Patuxent River watershed, enjoy our fantastic recreation and sports programs and many beautiful parks, dine out at top notch restaurants, shop at our many shopping malls or enjoy antique or specialty shopping on quaint historic Main Street. There is so much to do in Laurel, we're sure you'll find something that interests you. If you're interested in staying in or near Laurel during your visit, we have great accommodations! Laurel was established in 1870 and was then know as "Laurel Factory" and was a thriving town of more than 1,000 residents. We now boast a population of over 19,000, but still maintain our "small town" atmosphere.