Discover Bowie

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Discover Bowie

Nearly 60,000 residents call Bowie, Maryland home. The city is located within Prince George’s County and, in recent years, has received recognition for being one of the best areas in the state for young professionals and the best place in Maryland to raise a family. 

Almost half of all adults living in Bowie hold at least a college degree, making them well qualified for jobs with higher salaries. Its proximity to Washington, D.C. and Baltimore provides an attractive concentration of restaurants and bars, museums, and entertainment venues for residents of all ages and interests.


Families of all types grow deep roots here. The variety of housing options, public and private schools, quality retail, health facilities, greenspaces, and exceptional recreational amenities all attract a variety of people. Bowie is built by and for neighbors and its inclusive spirit welcomes everyone to our diverse neighborhoods and communities.


Bowie links businesses to other prominent cities like Washington, Baltimore, and Annapolis. It is home to professionals and independent enterprises alike. Bowie State University, the Business Innovation Center, and our business-savvy development programs fuel an entrepreneurial environment for growth.


It’s easy to optimize work/life balance with the range of parks, trails, and recreational options in Bowie. Several festivals and heritage events bring us together throughout the year to celebrate the wealth of our cultural traditions. Additionally, Maryland’s premiere Liberty Sports Park and the Bowie Baysox AA baseball team offer sports entertainment opportunities for all.  

Good things are happening here, and the Bowie story is an evolving one that continues to grow in new and exciting ways every day. Come join us!