Germantown, Maryland

Germantown: Census-designated place in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States

About

Germantown is a CDP located in the county of Montgomery in the U.S. state of Maryland.

Exploring Historic and Modern Attractions in Germantown, Maryland

Germantown is an urbanized census-designated place in Montgomery County, Maryland located about 25 miles northwest of Washington D.C. It provides a blend of historic sites and modern amenities.

Historic Downtown Germantown

The original downtown area of Germantown along Liberty Mill Road offers a glimpse into the area's past with well-preserved 18th and 19th century buildings. Key landmarks include:

  • Germantown Historical Society - Museum housed in a preserved 1790 bank building.
  • C. Burr Artz Public Library - Historic library built in 1927.
  • Seneca Schoolhouse - One room schoolhouse from 1865 now operating as a living history museum.
  • Great Seneca Stream Valley Park - 6 miles of hiking trails along Great Seneca Creek.

Modern Attractions

While paying homage to its history, Germantown also offers plenty of modern entertainment and recreation:

  • Downtown Crown Farm - Vibrant new downtown district with shopping, dining, and a farmers market.
  • BlackRock Center for the Arts - State-of-the-art performing arts venue hosting concerts and shows.
  • Germantown Soccerplex - Eight synthetic turf fields and one natural grass field.

Germantown Town Center - Mixed-use town center with retail shops, restaurants, and movie theater.

With its blend of historic charm and contemporary amenities, Germantown truly offers something for everyone.

Germantown locator map
Location of Germantown on Maryland map.

Quick Facts about Germantown

Population : 86,395
Country : United States of America
State : Maryland (United States)
County : Montgomery County
Phone Area Codes : 301, 240
Area : 44.38 km2
Altitude : 440 feet / 134, 440, 428 meters
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone, UTC−05:00, UTC−04:00
Local time : 15:38:46 (23rd February 2024)
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Geography

Germantown is located at 39°10'23"N 77°16'18"W (39.1731600, -77.2716500).

Germantown map

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People born in Germantown (6)

People born in Germantown, including soccer player Bruce Murray, basketball player Isaiah Swann, baseball player Simon Nicholls, .

List

  • Steve Armas (American soccer player and coach) he was born in 02/03/1977
  • Jake Rozhansky (American association football player) he was born in 04/07/1996
  • Bruce Massey (American basketball player) he was born in 02/09/1990

Schools in Germantown

College & universities near Germantown, MD

Code Name City ZIP
163426 Montgomery College Rockville (MD) 20850

Stations (22)

Amtrak & bus stations near Germantown, MD

Code Name Address Type
RKV Rockville station 251 Hungerford Drive at Park Rd. RAIL
FRC Frederick, MD 100 South East Street RAIL
FRR Frederick Airport, MD 1341 Hughes Ford Road BUS
WAS Washington Union Station 50 Massachusetts Ave NE RAIL
BCV Burke Centre 10399 Premier Court RAIL

Post offices near Germantown

Post Office Name City ZIP
Germantown Post Office Germantown (MD) 20874

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Other cities in Montgomery County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Montgomery County , MD. (more)

City Name Population Title
Redland 147,010 A census-designated place in Prince George's County, Maryland.
Silver Spring 71,452 A city in Montgomery County, Maryland.
Rockville 69,512 The most populous city in Montgomery County, Maryland.
Gaithersburg 67,741 The second most populous city in Montgomery County, Maryland.
Bethesda 62,448 A census-designated place (CDP) in Montgomery County, Maryland.
Aspen Hill 48,759 Census-designated place in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States
Potomac 44,965 Census-designated place in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States
North Bethesda 43,828 A census-designated place in Montgomery County, Maryland.
Olney 33,844 Unincorporated area of Montgomery County, Maryland, United States of America
Montgomery Village 32,032 Unincorporated community in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States
North Potomac 24,410 Census-designated place in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States
Fairland 23,681 Town in Oklahoma, United States
White Oak 19,020 Unincorporated area in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States
Takoma Park 17,696 City in Maryland, United States
Cloverly 15,126 Community in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States
Colesville 14,647 Unincorporated area in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Germantown distances to largest Maryland cities