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Bask in small-town delights and suburban comforts

  • Suburban
  • Rural
  • Riverside
  • Scenic
  • Growing
  • Military-Friendly
  • Diverse
  • Peaceful
  • Family-Friendly
  • Active

Located on the banks of the Patuxent River in southern Maryland, California offers the tranquility of a small town with the amenities of a comfortable suburb. Modern shopping centers with national retailers and tasty restaurants line Three Notch Road while a host of scenic parks surround California. Destinations like Saint Mary’s State Park, Greenwell State Park, and Calvert Cliffs State Park are all easily accessible from California. Locals also enjoy the many fishing and boating opportunities presented by the Patuxent River. Convenience to the Patuxent River Naval Air Station makes California a desirable location for many military families. The many metropolitan amenities of Washington, DC are also less than a two-hour drive from California.

Rent Trends

As of September 2018, the average apartment rent in California, MD is $1,090 for one bedroom, $1,372 for two bedrooms, and $1,560 for three bedrooms. Apartment rent in California has decreased by -12.1% in the past year.

Beds Avg Sq Ft Avg Rent
1 BR 789 $1,090
2 BR 1,069 $1,372
3 BR 1,191 $1,560


36 Walk Score® Car-Dependent
3 Transit Score® Minimal Transit

Top Apartments in California

  1. St. Marys Landing Apartments & Townhomes, Studio - 3 Bed, $896 - 1,887
  2. Park Villas, 1-2 Bed, $1,110 - 1,279
  3. Villas at Greenview West, 2-3 Bed, $1,340 - 1,585
  4. Settler's Landing, 1-3 Bed, $1,310 - 1,805
  5. Hickory Hills East, 1-2 Bed, $981 - 1,098
  6. Spring Valley Apartments, 1-3 Bed, $888 - 1,390
  7. Lexington Park Senior Apartments, 1-2 Bed, $1,091 - 1,250


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Apartments for Rent in California, MD

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