Hyattsville, city (1990 pop. 13,864), Prince Georges co., W central Md., a suburb of Washington, D.C.; inc. 1886. Hyattsville is a residential community with some light industry and commercial activity. It is located in an area of major housing development and service industries, particularly for middle-income families who work in Washington, D.C.
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