Laurel Regional Hospital
Laurel is located halfway between Baltimore and Washington , D.C. , within 15 miles of the cultural, entertainment and educational resources of both cities. It is a primarily residential suburban community with a rich history -- patented in the late 1600s and incorporated in 1870. It has an excellent school system and affordable housing. Recreational opportunities abound in the nearby race tracks, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center , the beautiful Chesapeake Bay and the Shenandoah Mountain National Forest with its Skyline Drive and Luray Caverns.