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North America > United States of America > Mid-Atlantic > Maryland > Capital Region (Maryland) > Prince George's County > Hyattsville

Hyattsville

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Hyattsville is a city in Prince George's County, Maryland. It is a suburb of Washington, D.C.

Understand[edit]

The main reason to visit is to shop at The Mall at Prince Georges.

History[edit]

Hyattsville was founded by Christopher Clark Hyatt, who purchased most of the land comprising the city in 1845.

Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

Hyattsville is just south of East-West Highway (MD-410) on US-1 south of College Park and the Beltway (I-495), and just west of the B-W Pkwy (MD-295).

By Metrorail[edit]

Metrorail Green Line stops at West Hyattsville and Prince George's Plaza, which are both 1.5 miles from downtown Hyattsville. The Prince George's Plaza station is at The Mall at Prince Georges.

By train[edit]

Marc Light Rail Camden Line stops at at Riverdale, 1 mile from Hyattsville.

By bus[edit]

Metrobus 81-86 runs through through Hyattsville, operating along US-1 between College Park and Washington D.C.

By bicycle[edit]

The Anacostia Tributary Trail System, which includes the Northeast Branch Trail and the Northwest Branch Trail (both along branches of the Anacostia River), runs though Hyattsville, allowing cyclists access from Silver Spring and Greenbelt.

Get around[edit]

Map of Hyattsville

By bus[edit]

Bus #13 operates service between the West Hyattsville and Prince George's Plaza Metrorail Stations and downtown Hyattsville. The bus costs $1.25 and can be paid using a SmarTrip debit card. It runs every 40 minutes until the evening.

See[edit]

  • 1 Hyattsville Horns (at the Hyattsville Justice Center). A sculpture by Chris Janney installed in 2004 consisting of 5 colorful horns of 9 feet each that play tunes when touched. Lit up at night.
  • 2 United States Post Office, 4325 Gallatin St, +1 800-275-8777. A Colonial Revival building with a central, three-bay block flanked by smaller one-bay flat-roofed pavilions, constructed in 1935 and still in active use. Murals by Eugene Kingman, depicting the agricultural heritage of Prince George's County, decorate the lobby. United States Post Office–Hyattsville Main (Q7891144) on Wikidata United States Post Office–Hyattsville Main on Wikipedia
  • 3 Hyattsville Armory. Historic National Guard armory built in 1918 and patterned after a medieval English castle, built of native stone, with rectangular turrets flanking the arched limestone entranceway. Hyattsville Armory (Q5952932) on Wikidata Hyattsville Armory on Wikipedia

Do[edit]

Parks[edit]

  • Magruder Park, 4000 Hamilton St. This 32-acre park is the main park in Hyattsville. In includes fields for playing many popular sports.
  • Heurich Park, 6001 Ager Road.
  • Deitz Park.
  • Robert J. King Memorial Park.
  • Hyatt Park.
  • McClanahan Park.
  • Nicholson Park.
  • Burlington Park.
  • University Hills Duck Pond Park.
  • Melrose Park.
  • Centennial Park.

Buy[edit]

Eat[edit]

There are many chain restaurants in Hyattsville including Five Guys, Outback Steakhouse, Olive Garden, McDonald's, and Qdoba.

Drink[edit]

Sleep[edit]

The nearest hotels are either by the B-W Pkwy, or just north in College Park.

Connect[edit]

  • 1 Hyattsville Library, 6502 America Blvd, +1 301 985-4690. The temporary location while the Adelphi Road building is under construction.

Go next[edit]

Routes through Hyattsville
BaltimoreCollege Park  N US 1.svg S  Shaw, Washington D.C.
WinchesterWashington, D.C.  W US 50.svg E  New CarrolltonAnnapolis
GreenbeltCollege Park  N WMATA Green.svg S  Shaw, Washington D.C.East End, Washington D.C.



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