Phoenix is an unincorporated community located in Baltimore County in the State of Maryland in the United States of America. It is located at latitude 39°30'59" North, longitude 76°36'59" West. The United States Postal Service has assigned Phoenix the ZIP code 21131.
Part of the area is also known as Jacksonville, although Jacksonville was once a separate community to the east.
Hunt Valley Golf Club, a 36-hole private golf course, is located in Phoenix, Maryland. The NCR Trail also runs through Phoenix, which hosts one of the rail trail's major parking lots.
Phoenix has an elementary school, Jacksonville Elementary. It also has the Jacksonville Senior Center. The center hosts a variety of activities for seniors age 60 and over and is open five days a week. There is a fitness studio, multipurpose room with kitchen, classrooms, and staff and council offices.
Opportunities for shopping include the community's Manor Shopping Center, with a Safeway grocery store, a McDonald's, a 7-Eleven, Rite-Aid, Bank of America, Bagelmeister, Strapasta Trattoria, and a liquor store. Phoenix is also served by a second shopping center, Paper Mill Village, home to SunTrust Bank, Bradley's Liquor Store, Scratch and Sniff Pet Supplies, Companion Animal Care Center, the Cake Shop, the Jacksonville Pharmacy, and several doctors' offices. A second grocery store, Shoprite is adjacent to Paper Mill Village. The town also has two gas stations, a volunteer fire company, and a post office.
Phoenix provided the setting for scenes in Baltimore native John Waters' 1972 cult classic film Pink Flamingos.
It was also the setting of Route 66 season 2 episode 7, "The Mud Nest", starring Martin Milner and George Maharis. Several local townspeople were featured in the episode.
Historic home Eagle's Nest was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.
Fashion designer Jhane Barnes was born in Phoenix.