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Potomac
Montgomery County, Maryland

ZipCodes
20854, 20859




Page Contents for Potomac, Maryland

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Maryland state capital is Annapolis.
The population of Potomac is approximately 47,533 2007, 44965 2010.
The approximate number of families is 15,960 2000, 16103 2010.
The amount of land area in Potomac is 65.20 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Potomac is 25.2 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 3.6 sq kilometers.
The distance from Potomac to Washington DC is 13 miles.
The distance to the Maryland state capital is 39 miles. (as the crow flies)
Potomac is positioned 39.02 degrees north of the equator and 77.19 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Potomac elevation is 361 feet above sea level.
Potomac per capita income is $ 64,875 2000.
Potomac median income is $ 165,488 2007.
The Potomac median home price is $ 1,094,246 2007.

Location

in central Maryland about six miles from Bethesda and about 14 miles from Washington, D.C.. Other nearby communities include Cabin John-Brookmont, Travilah, North Bethesda, Glen Echo, Rockville and North Potomac.
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History & History Related Items

The Tehogee Indian Trail, built by the Canaze Indian nation in 1716, is still the River Road in the area today. Once settlers began to arrive, the area began to grow and develop. The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal was finished in 1829 in the area known as Offutts Crossroads. The name was changed later to Potomac. It was named for the Potomac River that flows by the town.
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Potomac Chamber

Chamber Of Commerce
10113 River Rd # B
Potomac, MD 20854-4904
Phone: 301-299-2170
Montgomery County, Maryland Chamber of Commerce
51 Monroe Street, Suite 1800
Rockville, Maryland 20850
Phone: 301-739-0015

Potomac Organizations

Chamber Of Commerce
10113 River Rd # B
Potomac, MD 20854-4904
Phone: 301-299-2170
Montgomery County, Maryland Chamber of Commerce
51 Monroe Street, Suite 1800
Rockville, Maryland 20850
Phone: 301-739-0015

Potomac Libraries

Potomac Library
10101 Glenolden Dr
Potomac, MD 20854-5052
Phone: 301-983-4475
Montgomery County Library
21 Maryland Ave., Suite 310
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: 240-777-0002

Potomac Schools

Winston Churchill Senior High
11300 Gainsborough Rd
Potomac, MD 20854-3700
Phone: 301-469-1200
Montgomery County Public Schools
850 Hungerford Drive
Rockville, Maryland 20850 Potomac

Miscellany

The population of Potomac was:
1990 - 45,634
2000 - 44,822
2007 - 47,533

Number of Housing Units:
1990 - 15,630
2000 - 15,960


median age:
2000 - 43.8 years

Median household income:
2000 - $ 128,936
2007 - $ 165,488

Median house value:
2000 - $ 439,200
2007 - $ 1,094,246

Potomac is located in the Eastern Time Zone and does participate in daylight savings time during a portion of the year.


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