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North Potomac Real Estate

North Potomac, MD, what an amazing place! An unincorporated, census-designated area located in Montgomery County, Maryland. What makes it so amazing? For beginners, CNN Money Magazine listed it as one of the wealthiest places to live in all of the United States in 2009.

Before that, Forbes had already named it the 16th most affluent neighborhoods in the United States in 2008, making it one of the sought after place to reside. Let’s take a closer look at what makes North Potomac, MD a place you would make home.


It is a known fact that children are our future; therefore, it should come as no surprise that education is a top priority when relocating or searching for a place to reside.

North Potomac has some of the best schools to attend, beginning with their elementary schools (Stone Mill Elementary, Travilah Elementary, Wayside Elementary, DuFief Elementary and Jones Lane Elementary), all of which feeds into Middle Schools. Cabin John Middle School takes in students from Stone Mill Elementary, Robert Frost Middle School takes in students from Travilah and DuFief, Herbert Hoover Middle School takes in students from Wayside, while Ridgeview Middles School takes in students from Jones Lane takes in students.

From there students are fed into their perspective high schools. The graduates from Robert Frost and Cabin John will attend Thomas S. Wooten High School in neighboring Rockville, MD; graduates from Herbert Hoover will attend Churchill High in Potomac while the graduates from Jones Lane will attend Quince Orchard High School in Gaithersburg, MD. Explore the individual websites for these schools and you will discover why they receive rave reviews in the state of Maryland.

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Potomac is constantly flourishing; evidence of this is the existence of the major shopping places like Potomac Valley and Travilah Square. Travilah Square has long been Potomac’s sole shopping area, now competition has surfaced due to the rise of new urbanistic lifestyle centers.

These centers consist of various retailers, from newly innovative boutiques to large grocery stores. The urbanistic lifestyle is also evident in Gaithersburg and Rockville with places like Kentlands, King Farm and Fallsgrove, all of which proves that Potomac is on the rise.


Based upon the 2010 Census, there were well over 24,000 people residing in Potomac, over 8,000 households and nearly 6,900 families. The racial makeup of these numbers consisted of 57% Whites, 53% non-Hispanic White, 34% Asian, 6% African-American, and 5% Latino/Hispanic (these percentages are rounded off to the nearest 10).

There are millions of reason why Potomac, MD is a great place to live; this article doesn’t do it justice. You should see the rankings of educational systems and programs in place. The environments, climate and communities are friendly, hospital and inviting. And finally, the homes are immaculate and worth every pretty penny invested.


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