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Fall in Love with Potomac, Maryland

Named after the nearby Potomac River, the village of Potomac is well known for its “closer to country” suburban living perfectly complemented by an affinity for horse farms. The greater Potomac area is a convenient drive away from Washington D.C. and offers an exceptional quality of life to its residents. Enjoy a laid-back lifestyle, fantastic local amenities, and plenty of natural beauty in this suburban oasis.

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Why Do Residents Choose Potomac?

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Things To Do

Every October the community celebrates Potomac Day. Festivities include a parade, delicious food, and a crafts show, all in celebration of the area’s many accomplishments over the year. Fun for residents of all ages, there are vendors, bounce houses, games, crafts, and more.


Parks & Recreation

Potomac is a haven for equestrian enthusiasts. Much of this area has 2-acre zoning specifically designed to cater to the community's love for horseback riding. However, Potomac also offers a robust array of fun outdoor activities.

Spend your afternoon perfecting your upswing at one of the area's many local golf courses. Among others, Potomac is home to the Avenel, voted one of the country’s top 100 golf communities nationally. Montgomery County’s 30,000 acre park system features over 30 miles of trail through the country for walkers, joggers, and cyclists, and is wheelchair and stroller accessible. There are plenty of opportunities for residents of all ages to get outside and get active!


Public Education

Moving to the Potomac area with children? You'll be delighted to know this area is served by Montgomery County Public Schools, an excellent public school district. Featuring seven high schools in the top 50 nationwide, this district is known for their use of technology in the classroom and setting the foundation for excellence well beyond high school.

Additional educational options are also available in the form of the area's many phenomenal private schools, such as St. Andrew's Episcopal, and Our Lady of Mercy. Both private options are highly recommended and are locally recognized for the quality of their education.

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Local Amenities

Enjoy upscale dining in Potomac Village, or on restaurant row in neighboring Bethesda. Great shopping, and the many attractions and national monuments of the greater DC area are easily accessible from Potomac, including the Kennedy Center, home of the National Symphony Orchestra and the Washington National Opera.



The Main campus of the National Institutes of Health and the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center are located in neighboring Bethesda, as are a number of corporate and government headquarters and top notch health service facilities.

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Potomac at a Glance

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Quick Facts

Population: 44,965
Growth Since 2000: +1.75%
Zip Codes: 20854, 20859
County: Montgomery
Mean Home Price: $800,000


Travel Times

Washington DC: 12.8 mi
Bethesda: 7.8 mi
Airports: Ronald Reagan Washington National (DCA), Dulles International (IAD), Baltimore-Washington (BWI)
Major Roads: I-495, River Rd/MD-190, Bradley Blvd, Falls Rd/MD-189

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