Located approximately 25 miles outside of Washington, D.C. Germantown is the third largest community in Maryland behind Baltimore and Columbia. In the 1950s, the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission was relocated from downtown Washington to Germantown. Today, Germantown is home to an administration complex for the U.S. Department of Energy and the Office of Biological and Environmental Research.
Quality of Life:
Germantown is an urbanized area that is comprised of six villages: Churchill Village, Gunners Lake Village, Clopper Village, Kingsview Village, Middlebrook Village and Neelsville Village. These feature both townhomes and single-family dwellings. Residents have unprecedented access to MARC rail services. There are three shopping centers with grocery stores and other retail options. Several large parks are located nearby, including Black Hill Regional Park and North Germantown Special Park. The BlackRock Center for the Arts serves as Germantown’s cultural center. The 30,000 square foot center features an art gallery, 210-seat theatre, dance studio, a 105-seat studio theatre and music practice rooms and classrooms.
I-270, Frederick Road and Middlebrook Road; residents have easy access to MARC rail. The Germantown Transit Center provides a “Ride On” shuttle service to the Shady Grove Metro station on the Red Line.
Ronald Reagan National Airport: < 35 miles.
Washington Dulles International Airport: < 40 miles.
Baltimore Washington International Airport: < 55 miles.