Cumberland Apartments for Rent
A gorgeous city carved into the Appalachian Mountains, Cumberland has been witness to amazing history. The town was officially established in 1787 and is located in the western portion of Maryland. It is the county seat of Allegany County. Historic districts are many in this amazing city: the Downtown Cumberland Historic District, Chapel Hill Historic District, Rolling Mill Historic District, Washington Street Historic District, Greene Street Historic District, and Decatur Historic District.
Fort Cumberland was built in 1754. This fort played a critical part during the French and Indian War, and it is where a young George Washington started his impressive journey into the history books when he led troops back to the fort after a battle.
Today, visitors can see George Washington’s Headquarters in addition to historic buildings such as the George Truog House, the iconic Town Clock Church, and the Bell Tower Building, which was the first police headquarters and jail built in Cumberland.
In addition to gorgeous historical architecture and a pedestrian-friendly downtown filled with shops, restaurants, and galleries, Cumberland is home to many annual events, including the Allegany County Fair and Expo and the Heritage Day Festival.
Residents who rent apartments in Cumberland also enjoy the great outdoors with amazing local and state parks surrounding the city. Rocky Gap State Park features 3,400 acres and Lake Habeeb, with its sandy white beaches. Activities include swimming, boating, fishing, camping, and hiking the many trails. The park also contains an amphitheater.