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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  • 04.16.2015 April 2015 Newsletter

    Development is coming to Mount Rainier so get ready!  In this months issue of the Message Newsletter we talk about with the resurgence of Spring development is coming to the City.  We are excited about the upcoming City Election and you have the opportunity to see who is running in the Election -... More info »

  • 04.10.2015 Celebrate Earth Day – Purchase a Compost Bin!

    Mount Rainier is underway with a goal to get 225 households to turn food scraps and paper products into useful compost for your yard and garden.  Composting is nature's way of recycling.  Yard waste and food waste are broken down and become food for plants.   What are the Benefits? Save money ... More info »

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