Greenbelt is located in Prince George’s County, Maryland. The city has convenient access to the metropolitan area with its location near the interchanges of the Capital Beltway (I-95/I-495) and the Baltimore-Washington Parkway (I-295). Bordering communities include Beltsville, Berwyn Heights, College Park, Goddard, Lanham and New Carrollton.
As of 2010, Greenbelt has a population of 23,068. The population is 25.9% non-Hispanic white, 47.0% non-Hispanic black, 0.3% Native American, 2.6% Asian Indian, 7.1% other Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.3% non-Hispanic of some other race, 3.3% from two or more races and 14.3% Hispanic or Latino of any race.
Attractions and Points of Interest in Greenbelt
- Goddard Space Flight Center – 8800 Greenbelt Rd. (301) 286-2000. This is NASA’s home office, a center for innovative developments in Earth science, astrophysics, heliophysics, planetary science, engineering, communication and technology. A Visitor Center is open for public tours and special events.
- Greenbelt Park - 6565 Greenbelt Road. The park offers picnic areas, hiking trails and a 174 site campground.
- Greenbelt Museum - 10B Crescent Road. The museum is open on Sunday afternoons only. Tours of the house provide visitors with a view of home life for ordinary Americans during the Great Depression and World War II.
- Greenbelt Arts Center - 123 Centerway (301) 441-8770. Greenbelt. The community theater presents performing arts, musical concerts and art exhibits.
- Buddy Attick Park - 555 Crescent Road. The park has a 23 acre lake, picnic pavilions with grills, tables and benches, a playground, and restrooms.
Metrorail – Green Line
Metrobus – Routes C2, R3, T15-T17, Z, 81-86, 87-89
MARC Train - Camden Line between Washington's Union Station and the Camden Station in Baltimore, Maryland
TheBUS Transit – routes serve Prince George’s County