You’ve picked a great place to live if you are planning a move to the Washington, D.C. area. Montgomery County offers an outstanding education system, an excellent transportation system within the county as well as into Washington, D.C., hundreds of ethnically-diverse restaurants, world-class research facilities, spectacular gardens, unique specialty boutiques, malls and entertainment centers, and historical attractions. Three airports are a convenient drive or METRO ride from Montgomery County. And it’s a short METRO ride to the nation’s most acclaimed monuments in Washington, D.C.
The relationship between Montgomery County and Washington, D.C. has a special history of its own. Colonized in 1776 by early setters, Montgomery County made history in 1791 when it ceded 36 square miles to the federal government to create our nation’s capital. Known as the Gateway to the Nation’s Capital, Montgomery County is home to many federal agencies including the National Institute of Standards and Technology, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, The National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration.
Montgomery County is as culturally diverse as it is corporate. Here the C & O Canal National Historic Park, The Mormon Temple Visitor Center, and The Clara Barton National Historic Site can be found, along with a host of community organizations who promote ethnic festivals, indoor and outdoor concerts, exhibitions, galleries and celebrations. Recreation is also big in Montgomery County, with more than 30,000 acres of parkland, including a national park, state park and nine regional parks that offer boating, fishing, hiking, biking, camping and picnic areas. There are 30 public and private golf courses in the county.
We trust the Montgomery County will be great place to live if you decide to call it home.
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