The county seat of St. Mary’s County is the remarkable town of Leonardtown, Maryland. Leonardtown is home to around 3,000 residents and continues to grow due to its close proximity to the Patuxent River Naval Air Station and the Washington, D.C. metro area. The community is well known in large part due to being the location of the annual oyster-shucking championship at St. Mary’s County fairgrounds.
Leonardtown is a great place for families and has wonderful local schools, both public and private. Other impressive community features include being home to the county’s government offices, MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital, a satellite campus for the College of Southern Maryland, and close proximity to the Breton Bay area with its upscale country club golf course and pool. Leonardtown also has some diverse and delicious dining options and a waterfront park for residents and visitors to enjoy.
Composed of approximately 3.25 square miles, Leonardtown is the only incorporated municipality in St. Mary’s County, Maryland. Leonardtown is the anchor of the “Leonardtown Area” which includes the neighboring communities of Compton, Bayside, Redgate, Chingville, Callaway and Clements. Due to its central location, Leonardtown serves as an easily accessible hub for great shopping, dining, entertainment and recreation. Homes for sale in Leonardtown, Maryland vary in price depending upon the property’s age, size, style, location, and special features. The average listing price for a condo in Leonardtown is around $192,000, while the average listing price for a townhome is around $310,000. Single family homes in Leonardtown can cost as much as $1 million, but the average listing price for a single family home is around $384,000.
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