Prince George County
Almost a million people call Prince George’s County home; and for good reason. As Washington DC’s closest neighboring county to the east, it enjoys a healthy economy and a diverse population that contributes to its unique vibe. Once called home by such celebrities as Muppets creator Jim Henson, boxer Sugar Ray Leonard, actress Goldie Hawn and R&B singer Ginuwine, to name a few, the county proves its extensive cultural opportunities through its past notable residents. Others know Prince George’s County as an aviation hub that boasts many firsts for the industry, including the establishment of the Army’s first flying school, and the nation’s first African-American-owned and operated airport. Furthermore, the first woman allowed to fly as a passenger, did so at College Park Airfield in 1909.
Just minutes from downtown DC, the county offers ample cultural and recreational activities for the whole family. Offering a unique blend of family-friendly suburbs and dynamic hubs of technological innovations, PG County literally offers something for everyone.