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

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City News

  • 05.29.2015 Mount Rainier joins the 2015 Green Festival!

    What is the Green Festival?  Green Festival is where each year 20,000 people go to learn about the widest selection of products and services to work green, play green and live green.  Attendees can shop, enjoy vegan/organic foods and learn from demonstrations, educational activities and speakers.... More info »

  • 05.18.2015 Mount Rainier Swearing-in Ceremony

    Our 2015 new City Council seats are as follows:   Ward 1 Tracy Loh   Ward 2 Bryan Knedler Shivali Shah   View the Ceremony below: Mount Rainier City Council Swearing - in Ceremony    

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Alerts / Updates

  • 04.30.2015 Bike to Work – May 15, 2015

    The City of Mount Rainier encourages everyone to Bike to Work on Friday, May 15, 2015.  As we continue to work towards reducing our carbon footprint, Bike to Work Day is a day of celebration towards our sustainability goals in the City of Mount Rainier!

  • 04.04.2015 City of Mount Rainier issues Request for Proposal – Buchanan Green Street

    The City of Mount Rainier seeks to retain a Consultant team to provide site-specific design, construction documents, construction and construction oversight services for the proposed Buchanan Green Street Project located on the 3300 block of Buchanan Street, between Queenstown Drive and Chillum Road... More info »

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