Mount Airy is a historic town centrally located between Frederick, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. The southern end of the town borders I-70. With many of the town’s residents working in Washington, D.C. or Baltimore, Mt. Airy has become a neighborhood community for commuters.
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Mount Airy is a town divided between two Maryland counties. In 1837, Carroll County defined its permanent boundaries that separated Mount Airy into two counties, Carroll and Frederick. It remains that way today.
Mount Airy is known for its train station on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad (B&O) at Parr’s Ridge. The town’s closeness to the National Road, which ran west from Baltimore to Illinois, contributed to its growth. By the 1890s, Mount Airy grew significantly with the addition of three new churches and a bridge that assisted with railroad transportation. The bridge is still standing and known by residents as the Twin Arch.
Milling, canning and sewing industries, supported Mt. Airy’s economy over the years. Today, Mount Airy is thriving with small-town charm, first-rate businesses and family-friendly neighborhoods with outstanding sports and other activities.
From mid-May to mid-September, the residents of Mount Airy enjoy fresh in-season vegetables, fresh breads, cakes and pies, plants, cut flowers and more. Also in this festive town, there’s a celebration for every season. The residents and visitors enjoy MayFest (formerly known as the Spring Fling) in the spring. Flag Day, held in June, is the summer celebration. Bring the whole family to FallFest, formerly known as Festival on the Ridge) is held in October. You won’t miss the magical Christmas in Olde Town in December.