The Town of Eldersburg is located in the southwestern corner of Carroll County along Maryland Route 26. This small rural community with its relaxed lifestyle is rapidly emerging as a growing suburb of Baltimore. When compared to Sykesville, the atmosphere in Eldersburg is more contemporary. Historic Sykesville is enjoying a renaissance, drawing newcomers and visitors to its wonderful restaurants, antique shops, local parks, Little Sykes Railway, and the Sykesville Gate House Museum of History. The prime recreational destination of Piney Run Park is available less than a mile from home for fishing, boating, and hiking. Many of the daily activities in the community center around programs sponsored by schools, churches, and the community.