Germantown

The Germantown MD real estate market, in Montgomery County, Maryland is located approximately 20 miles southeast of Frederick, 53 miles west of Baltimore, and 30 miles northwest of Washington, D.C. and is serviced principally by Interstate I-270 and Maryland State Highway 27.

Germantown is considered an affordable city for the DC Metropolitan area with a wide range of housing types. Germantown is divided up into six town sectors, or “villages,” which are, Churchill Village, Gunners Lake Village, Clopper Village, Kingsview Village, Middlebrook Village, and Neelsville Village.

The Churchill Town Sector at the corner of Route 118 and Middlebrook Road is generally considered the center of Germantown, because of the location of the Up County Government Center, the library, the Black Rock Arts Center, the multiplex cinema, and the pedestrian shopping that features an array of restaurants. Three exits to I-270 are less than one mile away, the MARC train is walking distance, and the Germantown Transit Center that provides Ride On shuttle service to the Shady Grove red line. Montgomery College, the largest higher education institution in Montgomery County, has a campus in Germantown.

Germantown is bisected by Interstate 270 and has a station on the MARC train commuter service’s Brunswick Line, which operates over CSX’s Metropolitan Subdivision.