Founded in 1772, Old Ellicott City is a picturesque town nestled in the Patapsco Valley. We are home to the oldest standing B & O railroad station, many historic sites, unique shops and distinctive dining.
Visit us for a day or weekend, and explore everything from antiques to nightlife. Old Ellicott City is conveniently located less than an hour from both Frederick and Annapolis in between Baltimore and Washington, D.C.
Make a date with your sweetheart and come to town for some shopping, a great meal and fun entertainment along Main Street. You’ll feel the heat with steel drums, fire performances, tropical food and drink specials and more!
The ECP supports Old Ellicott City businesses, residents and property owners through education opportunities, providing resources and marketing plus partnerships with Howard County Government agencies.