About Gambrills, MD

Gambrills is made up of two areas located in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States – an unincorporated community and a census-designated place (CDP). The area was named after Augustine Gambrill, plantation owner. The CDP covers a large range which includes the communities of Crofton, Waugh Chapel, and Odenton.

History of Gambrills, MD

The historic home and property at Gambrills, Anne Arundel County, Maryland is a beautiful example of 18th-century architecture consisting of a dwelling and six outbuildings on 17 acres (69,000 m2) of land – part wooded and part cleared. The dwelling itself is a double-pile 1+1⁄2-story frame house with a short side passage, which is believed to be the first documented example of this form in the Chesapeake Bay region.

Gambrills is a census-designated place in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. It is situated between the cities of Baltimore and Washington, D.C. The population of Gambrills was 2,837 in 2022. The median income of residents was $140,238. Gambrills is served by routes 3, 32 and MARC, the Maryland commuter rail service. There is a MARC station in the nearby town of Odenton which provides regular rail service to both Baltimore and Washington, D.C.