Boyds, Maryland, being similar to many other areas in the middle-atlantic to the north-east, has a predominant position in the history of the United States and used the production of agriculture, and more specifically, tobacco to fuel its early local economy. The town of Boyds was named after a Scottish immigrant who was a construction engineer for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. Colonel James Alexander Boyd, the man that Boyds was named after established the area as a village for those who helped him work on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. This village would flourish and expand; farms and markets would soon be constructed, the local economy would grow. Although Boyds would see an increase in population and many more commercial and residential developments, the area would remain majority rural until recent years.
With it being rated within the top 10 of the safest places to live in Maryland, and highly ranked public schools, along with everything else it has to offer, Boyds, Maryland is the perfect place to reside or to raise a family. Whether you are working locally or commuting to the nearby cities, Boyds is the place for you. Currently, the median price of a home in Boyds, Maryland is just over $700,000.