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

  • 11.19.2015 Strengthening businesses, Stimulating new Investments in Mount Rainier Town Center

    Strengthening businesses, Stimulating new investments in Mount Rainier’s Town Center The City of Mount Rainier was awarded a grant from Maryland's Department of Housing and Community Development, Community Legacy Program to support the development of the Town Center Business Attraction and Expansi... More info »

  • 11.13.2015 Take the America Recycles Day Pledge!

    The City of Mount Rainier joins in protecting the environment and reducing our carbon footprint by taking the pledge in America’s Recycle Day!  As you may have already heard, the City of Mount Rainier was recently recognized as the 2015 Sustainability Champion for the highest points in its re-cer... More info »

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Alerts / Updates

  • 11.25.2015 Thanksgiving Holiday – Recycle Pick-up on Monday

    The City of Mount Rainier wants to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving.  Our offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday for the Holiday.  The Department of Public Works will resume pick up for Recycling on Monday. 

  • 11.16.2015 Celebrate Thanksgiving with Urban Eats

    Urban Eats Arts and Music Cafe, Lisa, Renee, Jose, Gigi, Lila, Annette and Marsha, invite you to share with those in the Mount Rainier community who are homeless, students, low-income families and seniors to come and enjoy a Free Pre-Thanksgiving Community Dinner.The Dinner is Wednesday, Nov. 18, 20... More info »

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