Gaithersburg Real Estate Background & Information
Touting itself as the city where "Character Counts," Gaithersburg is an historic community of some 68,000 residents located just outside of Washington D.C. Gaithersburg is a diverse community that offers its residents excellent schools, a low crime rate, plenty of cultural and recreational opportunities and a relaxed semi-rural atmosphere.
Gaithersburg is known for its beautifully landscaped parks, public streets and medians. The city has won numerous local and national awards including being named Tree City USA and a winner of the U.S. Conference of Mayors City Livability Award. The centerpiece of the community is its Olde Towne historic district that is the meeting place for numerous public events throughout the year. Gaithersburg's central location along Interstate 270 and its pro-business environment have led to strong job and population growth over the past decade. Gaithersburg is in the heart of the Washington-Baltimore region, home of 87% of Maryland residents and the fourth largest U.S. retail market.
Gaithersburg City Guide