Potomac Real Estate

Potomac, Maryland, 20854

Potomac is a very beautiful and quiet place in Montgomery County, Maryland United States with zip code 20854. It was named after the Potomac River. 

Edward Offutt first established this Potomac hamlet in 1714 after receiving a 600-acre grant from Lord Baltimore. It was known for its Indian trade route constructed by the Canaze Indian nation. It became well-known in the 18th century and is served by travelers and planters. It was then named again as Potomac in 1881 by John McDonald. Potomac was developing fast in the 1950s and became a suburban community.

Rockville and Bethesda are some of the nearest cities in Potomac. Some of the schools in the area are Potomac Elementary, Wayside Elementary, Bells Mill Elementary, Cabin John Middle School, Winston Churchill High School, and The Ridge School of Montgomery County. Most residents living in this city commute to work since it is 15 miles from major business centers. Commuters won’t be having problems as interstates 270 and 495 run along here to make it easier for them to get to Virginia, Arlington, and Washington.

Living in this city will be a great choice for you because it is known to have the wealthiest areas offering astonishing shopping malls and deluxe restaurants. Most people living in this city are public figures and billionaires.  The cost of living in Potomac is forty percent higher than the national average. It means that living in this area will be based on your salary, profession, and the real estate market of the place.

This rich city is characterized by hot, humid summers and mild winters. It is known for its greenery, tranquility, hills, and country-style houses. It also has some recreational facilities, parks, and playgrounds. Even though living here isn’t cheap, it’s still worth it as it would make you feel safe and quiet. Make Potomac, MD your future neighborhood.

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Potomac - Town vs. County Stats

Avg Price in Potomac: $3,191,700 / County Avg $1,041,200


Avg Taxes in Potomac: $26,400 / County Avg $10,600


Avg Sq. Ft. in Potomac: 8,843 / County Avg 3,042


Avg Price per/sqft in Potomac:$361 / County Avg $342


Avg Walkscore in Potomac: 13 / County Avg 46


Avg Year Built in Potomac: 1985 / County Avg 1972


Avg Days on Website in Potomac: 98 / County Avg 79


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