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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!

City News

  • 12.12.2014 Open Studio Tour at Washington Glass School this Saturday!

    Washington Glass School invites all to gather around the warmth of the kilns and celebrate the season at there OPEN STUDIO TOUR this Saturday, December 13, 2014! 12:00 pm  - 4:00 pm Come to the Washington Glass School and see some of the new directions artists are moving the traditional craft wi... More info »

  • 12.10.2014 Nisey’s Boutiques tops List of 2014 Best Specialty Shop!

    Nisey's Boutique located on 34th Street in the City of Mount Rainier tops list of Best Specialty shop in Prince Georges County!    Gazette Best of 2014 in Prince George's List of Businesses 

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Alerts / Updates

  • 11.26.2014 Next Leaf Pick-up!

    December 2, 2014 is the next Leaf Pick up.  Please have your leaves ready for pick up by Sunday! See Full Leaf Schedule -- 2014 Leaf Schedule

  • 11.19.2014 Mount Rainier is selected among 20 places with a huge reduction in Crime!

    Comparing the crime rates of 2007 to 2012, as based on the FBI Crime Reporting Statistics, we have uncovered that there are twenty Maryland cities which have had a significant decrease in crime over that five year period.  The City of Mount Rainier makes the list for safety to live in the City! &n... More info »

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