North Potomac MD Homes For Sale
North Potomac MD Homes For Sale
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North Potomac was created in 1988 from the peripheral fringes of Gaithersburg and Rockville, and lies parallel to the Potomac River. North Potomac shares ZIP codes with Gaithersburg and Rockville. The United States Postal Service defines North Potomac to encompass only zip code 20878.
Major shopping areas include Travilah Square and Traville Gateway. Travilah Square, for a long time the area’s only shopping center, is now facing tough competition from a new breed of new urbanism lifestyle centers, which contain a multitude of retailers, from Giant Food to new boutique chains.
One notable business includes the Potomac Horse Center, which was founded in the late 1950s and has since become the premiere equestrian center located in the area.
North Potomac is located in west central Montgomery County, northeast of the Potomac River. It is conveniently located 3 miles from Gaithersburg and 20 miles from Washington, DC. The geographic location can be viewed at the Official North Potomac Map.
As an unincorporated area, North Potomac’s boundaries are not officially defined. North Potomac is, however, recognized by the United States Census Bureau as a census-designated place, and by the United States Geological Survey as a populated place located at (39.097206, -77.234213).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the place has a total area of 6.6 square miles (17 km2), all of it land. The main artery for the area is Darnestown Road (Designated as MD 28 west of its intersection with Key West Avenue) which connects North Potomac with the other affluent communities nearby (Potomac and Bethesda) and provides access to Interstate 270 (Exit-6).
The major neighborhoods in North Potomac include Potomac Grove, Amberlea Farm, Potomac Farm, Willows of Potomac, Potomac Glen (also known as Piney Glen Village), Stonebridge, Stoneview, Washingtonian Woods, Dufief Mill Estates, DuFief, Flints Grove, Mills Farm, Hunting Woods/Potomac Point, Lakewood Estates, Natalie Estates, Stoney Creek Estates, Potomac Chase Estates, Potomac Crossing, Potomac Edge, Potomac Mill Farm, Potomac Oaks, Potomac Preserve, Potomac Ridge, Potomac Haven Estates, Potomac Valley (Owens Glen), Quail Run, Quince Haven, Quince Orchard Knolls, Quince Trace, Travilah Meadows, Travilah Grove, Traville, Tobytown, and Westleigh.
Local schools include Stone Mill Elementary School, Travilah Elementary School, DuFief Elementary School and Wayside Elementary School. The local middle schools are Cabin John Middle School, Robert Frost Middle School, and Herbert Hoover Middle School. All nearby high schools are either in Potomac, Maryland or Rockville, Maryland.
The Universities at Shady Grove are located in North Potomac.