Gaithersburg occupies approximately 10 square miles in the geographic center of Montgomery County, Maryland. The southeastern border of the City lies just 13 miles from the northwestern border of Washington, D.C.
With more than 70,000 residents located in the heart of Montgomery County, Gaithersburg is one of the largest cities in Maryland. Here you’ll find an excitingly diverse population living in a mixture of housing types in warm, welcoming neighborhoods. Gaithersburg combines a respect for its heritage, demonstrated by revitalization efforts in the Olde Towne residential and commercial district, with thoughtful planning for new communities.