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Carmody Hills, Maryland

Carmody Hills
Unincorporated community
Carmody Hills is located in Maryland
Carmody Hills
Location within the state of Maryland
Country  United States of America
State  Maryland
County Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 597183

Carmody Hills is an State of Maryland in the United States of America.[1] Because it is not formally incorporated, it has no official boundaries, but the United States Census Bureau has defined a census-designated place consisting of Carmody Hills and the adjacent community of Pepper Mill Village, together designated "Peppermill Village", for statistical purposes. (At the 2000 census the area was delineated as "Carmody Hills-Pepper Mill Village".[2]) Carmody Hills is located on the south side of Seat Pleasant Drive and east of Seat Pleasant.


Carmody Hills, platted in the 1930s, is one of several subdivisions constructed in the early to mid 20th century around the

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Carmody Hills, Maryland
  2. ^ "Prince George's County, MD: Census Incorporated Places & Census Designated Places" (PDF). Prince George's County Map. Maryland Department of Planning. 2009-01-29. 
  3. ^ a b "Community Summary Sheet, Prince George's County" (PDF). Carmody Hills, Maryland. Maryland State Highway Administration, 1999. 2008-05-10. 
  4. ^ Denny, George D., Jr. Proud Past, Promising Future: Cities and Towns in Prince George's County. Brentwood, Maryland: Tuxedo Press, 1997.
  5. ^ The Neighborhoods of Prince George's County. Upper Marlboro: Community Renewal Program, 1974.


The first development of the Carmody Hills subdivision began in the early 1930s. House construction and road development continued from the 1930s through the 1970s. By 1942, the community was well established with approximately 130 houses on a grid pattern of nine north-south streets and three east-west streets. In the immediate post-World War II period, vacant lots within the established residential blocks were developed. Between 1957 and 1965, the community expanded one block to the south and several blocks to the east. Also constructed within that time period was the Carmody Hills School. An evaluation of housing conditions in Carmody Hills in the late 1960s found approximately one-third of the houses in need of enhancement. Code enforcement, as well as street paving and drainage, encouraged the construction of new houses in the 1970s in areas of the community previously inaccessible.[3]


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