The City of Mount Rainier, MD, population 8,498, is located 4 miles from downtown Washington D.C. The city serves as the gateway community for Prince George’s County on the Historic Route 1 corridor, and is located on the northeastern boundary of the District of Columbia.

Mount Rainier is a historic and charming residential community, with a vibrant pedestrian friendly business district and is the hub of Arts and Culture in the Gateway Arts District.



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City News

  • 01.11.2018 Mixed Use Town Center Design Review Committee Members Sought

    The central business district of Mount Rainier is in a county designated zone called the Mixed Use Town Center.  Design standards for signage, facades, lighting, landscaping, etc. were developed with community input. Using those standards as a guide, a county-appointed committee of seven people rev... More info »

  • 12.08.2017 Winter Weather December 9

    The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory in effect from midnight tonight to 4PM Saturday with 1-3 inches of accumulation expected.In preparation for this winter weather, the Mount Rainier Public Works Department will be on call to treat streets and for snow removal if weathe... More info »

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Alerts / Updates

  • 01.11.2018 Christmas Tree Collection – January 29

    Christmas Trees are collected on Monday, January 29th without appointment.Trees and greenery must be set out any time after 7:00 PM the day before collection and no later than 7:00 AM on collection day.Please do not hesitate to contact the Mount Rainier Department of Public Works a... More info »

  • 01.11.2018 Holiday Bulk Trash Collection Schedule

    Martin Luther King Day falls on Monday, January 15th and Bulk Trash will be collected on the following business day, Tuesday, January 16th, 2018.Bulk trash is collected by appointment only and must ... More info »

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