Hagerstown may be loved most by residents because of its small-town community feel and the availability of larger city amenities. In Hagerstown, there are opportunities to play an active role in the community and get to know your neighbors. Many residents believe the city is an ideal location to raise a family, and Washington County Public Schools perform high in academic rankings. At the same time, the City is home to arts, culture, and entertainment attractions common in larger cities, like The Maryland Theatre, the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, and lively community events. The City of Hagerstown provides high-quality services at lower prices in comparison to residents in Washington County. For instance, some utility costs fall 40% - 60% lower than Washington County bills.