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Fall in Love with North Potomac, Maryland

Incorporating the finest parts of nearby Gaithersburg, Rockville, and Potomac, the highly sought-after community of North Potomac offers residents peaceful neighborhoods, wonderful amenities, and beautiful local scenery. Located just 20 miles from Washington, D.C., North Potomac is ideal for homebuyers looking to be close to the big city, but in a laid-back community with quiet evenings and friendly neighbors.

North Potomac's amazing location and one-of-a-kind atmosphere has established it as one of the best places to live in the nation. Use this page as your guide to buying and selling real estate in beautiful North Potomac, Maryland.

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Why Do Residents Choose North Potomac?

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Things To Do

Muddy Branch Stream Valley Park's hallmark is a multi-use trail winding nearly 9 miles through mature forests and enchanting meadows. Ideal for horseback riding, hiking, and biking, this nature trail allows North Potomac residents to enjoy the outdoors and access the historic C&O Canal nearby.

While praised for its urban amenities, North Potomac offers its share of rural pastimes, notably equestrian pursuits at The Potomac Horse Center. This public horse facility features a premier riding academy, numerous equestrian events, clinics, camps, and boarding services. The North Potomac Recreation Center, located at 13850 Travilah Road, opened its doors in 2016 to the delight of area residents. Nestled on 17 acres, the 33,000 square foot facility features a gymnasium, exercise room, social hall, senior lounge, conference room, game room, and more. The outside sports facilities includes two multi-purpose outdoor courts, a play area, and a multi-purpose sports field.


Parks & Recreation

Montgomery County, Maryland is home to a vibrant park system that is the delight of North Potomac residents and visitors. This area offers open spaces, parks, community programs, and events that are designed to appeal to all ages and interests.

Some of these beautiful parks include Greenbriar Local Park and Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park. Enjoy around 11 miles of hiking trails and other options for activity at the Muddy Branch Greenway Trail.


Public Education

The North Potomac area is served by the largest school system in Maryland and the 17th largest in the nation. The Montgomery County School District educates a diverse group of students who hail from 157 countries speaking 138 different languages. In 2010, the school district garnered the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award for their excellence.

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Local Amenities

Opportunities for shopping abound near North Potomac neighborhoods with GaithersburgBethesda, and Rockville offering numerous shopping venues for North Potomac’s residents. Always popular is the nearby RIO Washingtonian Center, which features both big-box retail options and cute boutique shopping in a rustic lake setting complete with pedestrian-friendly pathways.



Living in the shadow of the nation’s capital makes North Potomac a special experience. Very few other locations in the U.S. offer the chance to hob-knob with international diplomats and important movers and shakers in the American government, from senators to cabinet secretaries.

With a low unemployment rate of just 3.7%, North Potomac remains a wonderful community for job-seekers and commuters of all ages and professions.

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North Potomac at a Glance

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Quick Facts

Population: 24,400
Growth Since 2000: +1%
Zip Codes: 20850, 20878, 20997
County: Montgomery
Mean Home Price: $641,000


Travel Times

Washington DC: 20.1 mi
Bethesda: 13 mi
Airports: Ronald Reagan Washington National (DCA), Dulles International (IAD), Baltimore-Washington (BWI)
Major Roads: I-495, I-270, Route 28, Route 200

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