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Sykesville is in Carroll County, Maryland.


Sykesville is an example of a mill town, common in this region, where much of the history is preserved, on the Patapsco river.

Get in[edit]

Map of Sykesville

Route 26 and Route 32 both pass through Sykesville. There is NO mass transit in Carroll County-westward, so you will have to drive.

Get around[edit]

Walk or drive around Sykesville. There are some walking areas, but a lot of driving areas.


  • The Sykesville Gate House museum is a museum on the local history of Sykesville.
  • The Historic Black Schoolhouse was the only black schoolhouse in the region for a long period of time, in the late 1800s to the early 1900s.


  • The Sykesville Walking tour a tour of the local historic sights.
  • The Sykesville Ghosts and Legends walking tour, a tour of the legends of ghosts and monsters in Sykesville.



  • Habib's Kabobs and Bagel Cafe, on one side serves authentic Persian cuisine, such as kabobs, and on the other side sells bagels, bagel sandwiches, bagel melts, and paninis.


  • The Cork Wine Pub, a delightful sandwich place at lunch, with a more barlike feel in the evenings.


There are no places to sleep in Sykesville, the closest hotels being in Owings Mills.


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