The City of Mount Rainier, population 8,498, is located 4 miles from downtown Washington D.C. and is the historic Route 1 gateway community from Prince George’s County to D.C. at the District’s northeastern boundary. Mount Rainier is primarily a residential community, with a vibrant pedestrian friendly business district and home of the Gateway Arts District.  See all we have to offer!

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  • 09.04.2014 WSSC Issues Warning to Boil Water in Prince George’s County

      Prince George‘s County Health Department Division of Environmental Health Precautionary Water Advisory for Food Service Establishments For immediate release: 9/3/2014 7:00:00 AM ​The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission has issued a precautionary BOIL WATER ADVISORY for Hyattsville,... More info »

  • 10.15.2013 New Ban on Plastic Plastic Bags for Yard Waste Collection

    Effective January 1, 2014, residential yardwaste collection will no longer be accepted in plastic bags! Prince George County and the City of Mount Rainier residents should place yard waste loose in collection containers or use large paper yard waste bags. For more information please call MRDPW or C... More info »

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