The westernmost county in Maryland is Garrett County. It was also the last county to be created in the state. There are over 76,000 acres of parks and lakes as well as lush forests. The current population of over 30,000 residents enjoys a variety of seasonal outdoor activities from water sports in the summer to skiing and snowboarding in the winter. There are plenty of waterways for fishing and boating; there is also plenty of game four seasonal hunting.
There are eight incorporated towns and seven census designated places in Garrett County. The region is also well known for its numerous mountains, creeks, lakes, waterfalls, forests, caves and rivers. There are six state parks, four county run parks and to municipal parks located here. The county covers a total of 656 square miles of land and water.
Many prospective homebuyers who are interested in a rural or spacious residential property find Garrett County to be ideal. People who enjoy the great outdoors and have a love for seasonal outdoor activity will find Garrett County an ideal place to live.