Established in 1776 at the Maryland Constitutional Convention, Montgomery County, Maryland has stayed true to its rich historical roots as it has evolved into a thriving metropolitan area. Montgomery County is the most populous county in Maryland with over 500 square miles and approximately one million residents. The county has an abundance of historical sites, national parks and trails, cultural centers, world-class restaurants, and excellent educational opportunities. Situated in the shadow of Washington, DC, it is the perfect place to call home.
Silver Spring: One of Montgomery County’s most diverse cities, Silver Spring offers an excellent variety of ethnic restaurants and stores concentrated in a walkable downtown area. Catch a movie at the retro AFI Silver Theater which features independent and foreign cinema, or a show at The Fillmore which hosts a variety of concerts and events.
Chevy Chase: On the border of DC, this picturesque suburb offers an abundance of shopping and top-notch schools. Its well-maintained streets are lined with eclectic revival style houses and rolling green hills.
Germantown: Named for the German settlers who moved from Pennsylvania, this growing city is home to the Maryland Soccerplex, the part-time home of DC United. It is one of the more rural areas in the county, making it perfect for fishing and hunting at Black Hills Regional Park or hiking at Seneca Creek State Park.
Gaithersburg: Sitting in the center of Montgomery County, this city has a wealth of dining, shopping, and entertainment options. Gaithersburg also offers historical landmarks, hiking trails, and the revitalized Old Towne. The popular Rio Lakefront combines these two providing an upscale shopping and dining experience on the water.
Bethesda: Ranked as one of the top 20 places to live in 2018, and located “inside the Beltway,” this city is known for its abundance of great restaurants and shops highlighted at the Taste of Bethesda festival. Bethesda is also home to the Strathmore performance venue and notable institutions such as The National Institutes of Health, the nation’s top medical research agency.
Montgomery County boasts four of America’s most diverse cities. In this multicultural community you will find an abundance of rich cuisine, arts and cultural experiences, as well as a wide number of shopping destinations that suit any style and budget. Montgomery County also has diversity in its topography with rolling hills as well as mountains in the northern part of the county. Agriculture provided the economic base for colonial Maryland, and today over one-third of the land is still preserved for agricultural use. Featuring three national parks, The C&O Canal, the Clara Barton National Historic Site and Glen Echo Park, living in Montgomery County can allow you to connect with nature. The C&O Canal runs for over 180 miles and has operated for nearly 10 years as a waterway. Today, it is a popular towpath for runners and cyclists. The
Potomac River passes through the county as well as nearly two dozen lakes scattered throughout.
Montgomery County has a reputation as a world-class cultural arts community with state-of-the-art venues, including the Music Center at Strathmore, BlackRock Center for the Arts, and the American Film Institute. Montgomery County provides unmatched educational opportunities with a low teacher-to-student ratio and all 25 public high schools earning spots on the 2021 Best High Schools list, published by U.S. News & World Report. Just outside of the nation’s capital, Montgomery County is an oasis of suburban life.
The Metro’s Red Line and the Ride-On bus system run all through Montgomery County and into the district. With two interstates throughout the county and three major international airports on its borders, transportation is made as easy as possible for both residents and visitors.
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