Gaithersburg MD Real Estate & Gaithersburg Homes for Sale: Gaithersburg, MD Real Estate & Homes
Gaithersburg, MD Real Estate & Homes for Sale
Gaithersburg is located in the center of the county along I-270 north of Rockville. A historic MARC station marks the town center, but Gaithersburg covers a much larger area that includes the Washingtonian Center (the Rio), the new Crown community, North Potomac, Kentlands, Lakelands and more. On this site, Gaithersburg is treated as areas north of I-270, and zip code 20878 south of I-270 is included in North Potomac. The median sale price for a home in Gaithersburg is around $300,000 making it one of the most affordable areas in Montgomery County.
Gaithersburg, officially the City of Gaithersburg, is a city located in Montgomery County, Maryland. At the time of the 2010 census, Gaithersburg had a population of 59,933, making it the fourth largest incorporated city in the state, behind Baltimore, Frederick, and Rockville. Gaithersburg is located to the northwest of Washington, D.C., and is considered a suburb and a primary city within the Washington–Arlington–Alexandria, DC–VA–MD–WV Metropolitan Statistical Area. Gaithersburg was incorporated as a city in 1878.
Gaithersburg is divided into east and west sections, separated by Interstate 270. The eastern section of the city is older and is the original portion of the town before more recent growth. Landmarks and buildings from that time can still be seen in many places but especially in the historic central business district of Gaithersburg called “Olde Towne”. The east side also includes Lakeforest Mall, City Hall, and the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. The west side of the city has many wealthier neighborhoods that were designed with smart growth techniques and embrace New Urbanism. These include the award-winning Kentlands community, the Lakelands community, and the Washingtonian Center (better known as The Rio), a popular shopping/business district. Three New Urbanism communities are under construction, including Crown Farm, Watkins Mill Town Center (Casey East and West), and the massive “Science City”. The state has a bus rapid transit line, Corridor Cities Transitway or “CCT”, planned for the western portion of the city starting at Shady Grove Metro Station and connecting all the high density western Gaithersburg neighborhoods with a total of eight stops planned in the city.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is headquartered in Gaithersburg directly west of I-270. Other major employers in the city include IBM, Lockheed Martin Information Systems and Global Services business area headquarters, MedImmune (a wholly owned subsidiary of AstraZeneca), and the French multinational corporation, Sodexo.
Gaithersburg is also the location of the garrison of the United States Army Reserve’s 220th Military Police Brigade.
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Gaithersburg, MD Neighborhoods:
- Goshen Estates
- Hadley Farms
- Hidden Creek
- Montgomery Village