picture perfect living

Home to such cultural favorites as the Olney Ale House and the Woodlawn Manor Museum, Olney is located twenty miles north of Washington, D.C. Largely residential, this diverse and well-educated community boasts a variety of indoor and outdoor activities for all ages. 

Ranked 17th Best Maryland Suburb (Niche.com)

Home of the MedStar Montgomery Medical Center

Montgomery County Library branch location

Six area parks—including a year-round, indoor pool


Olney Ale House

Established in 1924, this historic roadhouse has been frequented by some of America’s most famous travelers—including Herbert Hoover, Burl Ives, Dwight Eisenhower, and Susan Sarandon. Today, guests of this traditional Irish pub still enjoy its great food and extensive beer collection.

Woodlawn Manor Museum

Interactive exhibits highlight the area’s agricultural landscape, the Underground Railroad, local free black communities, and the Quaker experience in Montgomery County. Explore the 19th century stone barn and the Manor House grounds. Guided tours are also available.

Olney Swim Center

Located in Olney Manor Park, the facility includes an 8-lane, 25-meter pool, diving boards, a shallow warm water free-form leisure pool, two hydrotherapy pools, sauna, lockers, and special changing room. Enjoy lap or recreational swimming, water fitness classes, swimming lessons, lifeguard training, water safety, CPR and much more!

Olney Theater Center

One of two state theaters of Maryland, Olney Theatre produces and presents extraordinary performances on its four-theater campus for a diverse set of audiences in the community—and inspires the next generation of artists and audiences.

More Reasons to Look at Olney:

  • 61% of residents of a Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Median household income of $132,428 in 2015
  • Most common industries are professional, technical, and scientific services

Olney is a very family-friendly and convenient town to live in for people of all backgrounds. With fantastic neighborhoods and welcoming atmosphere, many are drawn to this small yet wonderful community.

Current resident, Niche.com

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