About Owings, MD
Owings Mills is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Baltimore County, Maryland, United States. It is a suburb of Baltimore. Per the 2020 census, the population was 35,674. Owings Mills is home to the northern terminus of the Baltimore Metro Subway, and housed the Owings Mills Mall until its closure in 2015. It is also home to the Baltimore Ravens’ headquarters facility, and the studios for Maryland Public Television. In 2008, CNNMoney.com named Owings Mills number 49 of the “100 Best Places to Live and Launch”.
History of Owings, MD
The town of Owings Mills took its name from Samuel Owings, who owned a local mill during the 18th and 19th centuries. Mining was also a significant business in the area during this time, and farming played a role in the local economy as well.
Owings Mills is served by the stellar Baltimore County Public Schools system. Some of the best schools in the area include New Town Elementary, Owings Mills Elementary, Lyons Mill Elementary, Timber Grove Elementary in adjacent Reisterstown, Glyndon Elementary, Deer Park Middle Magnet, Owings Mills High, and New Town High. In addition to these great public schools, there are also several private schools worth mentioning like McDonogh School, a Pre-K–12 school and Garrison Forest School, also a Pre-K–12 school. The only difference between these two exceptional schools is that McDonogh School is co-ed while Garrison Forest is all girls.