From apartments and townhomes to luxury single family and historical homes, to waterfront properties, Charles County offers residents a wide variety of housing options, whether for purchase or for rent.

  • Village style communities: There are apartments and homes within walking distance to year-round attractions.
  • Family friendly neighborhoods: New home communities are abundant throughout Charles County and newcomers will find a great selection of new and single-family homes designed to fit every budget with excellent schools, both public and private, close by.
  • For those who want to escape the hustle and bustle: Scenic homes abound along back country roads.
  • Homes with amazing views: Waterfront properties with panoramic views.


St. Charles: A master planned community just 11 miles south of the Capital Beltway. Offers new homes and townhomes, as well as spacious apartments for rent or purchase.

Ryan Homes: One of the top builders in the country, Ryan Homes offers a number of single homes and townhomes for purchase throughout Charles County.

Zillow: Search database for listings of Charles County homes. 

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Growing Our Local Talent

Published: Monday, October 15, 2018
Building a strong labor force is critical in many aspects of economic development, and by providing quality education and training in Charles County, we’re creating a skilled workforce to meet ...

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