Whether it’s the multitude of IT jobs, the lure of being in the shadow of the nation’s capital or the love of Maryland’s diverse geography that has you looking at relocating to Montgomery County, we’re confident you’ll find great reasons to love your new home. Montgomery County’s combination of efficient transportation, world-class restaurants, high-end shopping, natural beauty, technological facilities and proximity to many historical sites, both in and around the county, make it an ideal place to call home.
If education’s your main concern, you should know that more than 140,000 students trust their futures to Montgomery County’s public schools, and a low teacher-to-student ratio ensures students get the instruction they need to succeed. If you love to shop, Bethesda and Wheaton boast two of the largest malls in the Washington metro area, while Chevy Chase is home to some of the most upscale shopping in the area. Rockville’s Millennium Trail provides an opportunity to walk around Maryland’s third-largest city, while Gaithersburg is home to evening concerts throughout the summer and the Montgomery County Fair.
For great dining options, it’s hard to beat Bethesda’s abundance of great restaurants that cover just about any appetite — although Wheaton and Silver Spring might each have something to say about that with their diverse array of cuisines. Germantown’s combination of fishing and hunting at Black Hills Regional Park and team sports at the Maryland Soccerplex, the part-time home of D.C. United, make it an ideal spot for recreation enthusiasts, and Rockville residents’ quality of life led Money Magazine to rank it as one of the best 50 places to live in the United States. Culture lovers will enjoy C&O Canal National Historic Park, the Mormon Temple Visitor Center and the Clara Barton National Historic Site, while golfers can hit the links at one of 30 courses in the county.
Plus, with three major airports close by and two interstates and the Metro Red Line running through the county, finding transportation to wherever you might want to go is easy. There’s a reason that more than a million people have chosen to make Montgomery County both their home and the largest county in Maryland. See for yourself the many things that make Montgomery County a truly special place to live.
If you’re new to the area, our Montgomery County Visitor & Travel Guide is a great resource to help you discover what’s great about this county we call home!