Beautiful and Affordable

Germantown, Maryland is a suburban community located just 25 miles northwest of Washington D.C., along I-270 in Montgomery County. It is the third most populated city in the state of Maryland and was a rural farming village until the 1970s. Experiencing extensive growth over the past two decades, the area is known as being an affordable place to live with a wide variety of housing, shopping, dining and recreational opportunities.

Location of three Native American trails dating back to the 1600s

A member of the plot to assassinate President Lincoln was captured here

Home to one of the first five players inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame

Location of the County’s largest higher-ed institution, Montgomery College


BlackRock Center for the Arts

BlackRock Center for the Arts is the leading venue for the performing and visual arts in Upper Montgomery County, Maryland. The center provides the community with a high level of quality performances, free and changing gallery exhibitions and arts education. BlackRock features top regional, national and international tour companies from the worlds of jazz, blues, folk and bluegrass along with contemporary theater for all ages.

Butler’s Orchard

This family owned farm grows more than 25 kinds of fruits, vegetables, and flowers. There’s a farmer’s market and seasonal pick-your-own produce. Annual festivals bring the community together to help celebrate the seasons.

South Germantown Recreational Park

Enjoy hiking trails, picnic facilities, an indoor sports complex, 22 soccer fields with a lighted stadium, baseball and softball fields, a playground, archery range, golf driving range, two miniature golf courses, a splash playground, model boating lake, a tot lot, and an indoor aquatic center.

Maryland SoccerPlex

The multi-field soccer facility is the former home of the women's professional soccer team—Washington Freedom. It now offers a wide range of indoor sports programs to help children stay fit and healthy.

More Great Reasons

  • Seneca Creek State Park

  • Button Farm Living History Center

  • Black Hill Regional Park

  • Regal Germantown Stadium 14 theater

I love Germantown. My favorite thing about it is the diversity. I get to talk to my neighbors who have moved here from another country and ask them about their culture, which I find fascinating. I honestly could not see myself living anywhere else!

Current Resident,

Germantown Hot Spots

From its rural beginnings to its current innovations, Germantown has never stopped moving forward.