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Adelphi, MD

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Adelphi is a small community suburb in Maryland that is located just northeast of Washington D.C. As part of the Greater Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area, the community is in close proximity to many of the points of interest found in the nation’s capital. Equally, this culturally diverse suburb is offers a welcome change of pace from the frantic hustle that is found in a major metropolitan center like D.C. The idyllic environment of Adelphi is certainly conducive to a peaceful existence.

Getting Around in Adelphi, MD

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The average commuter time in Adelphi is:
30 to 34 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 4.54%
  • 20.46%
  • 4.38%

Adelphi Mill

There are plenty of historic places to visit in the area and few more worthy to tour than the Adelphi Mill. This piece of historic America was constructed in 1796 and was used to ground grain as well as card wool. In 1954, the Mill underwent restoration, with most of the tools and grinding machinery put on display. Today, visitors can enjoy a tour that will allow them to get a feel for life in the 18th century of colonial America, as well as the place that is responsible for the name of the area.

University of Marylan

The University of Maryland University College (UMUC) is a renowned institution of higher learning that just happens to be located in the pristine location of Adelphi. The school is not a small institution by any means and caters to the educational needs of more than 90,000 students from around the world. As a distance learning school, UMUC offers over 120 academic courses of study provided in online, as well as instructor led classes right on campus. The school that calls Adelphi home is a wonderful educational opportunity of non-traditional and traditional students alike.

The Mall at Prince Ge

When it comes to shopping, Adelphi residents are not likely to find better purchasing opportunities than those found at the Mall at Prince Georges. This is a venue that is almost certain to have whatever it is you are looking for. The mall features the anchor stores of Target, Macy’s, and JC Penney. In total, shoppers will find 60 stores offering a wide range of retail goods and services. And you cannot have a day of shopping without good eats, something Prince Georges offers in the form of the traditional food court, as well as choices like Olive Garden and Outback Steakhouse.