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Bethesda Information and Highlights

Bethesda is a census-designated place that resides in southern Montgomery County, Maryland, just northwest of the United States capital of Washington, D.C. The name comes from a local church that was built in 1820, the Bethesda Meeting House. Bethesda itself is considered one of the most affluent and well-educated communities in all of the United States, and placed first on Time’s list of top earning towns. Historically, the area that would become Bethesda was situated on a major throughfare of an ancient Native American trail. A man by the name of Henry Fleet, an English fur trader, was the first European to travel the area by sailing up the Potomac River. After two years with the Piscataway tribe, he returned to England and won funding for another North American expedition. Throughout decades of railroad development, agriculture and the overall tidings of America and its capital, Bethesda would grow into the area that is known, and praised, to this day.

Weather

The Bethesda area, as well as its surrounding communities, cities and neighborhoods, all fall under a humid subtropical climate categorization. The summer seasons tend to be on the longer side, and especially hot and humid, with average daytime highs being from eighty-three to ninety-one degrees Fahrenheit. Winters, by comparison, tend to be mild to cool. The wind factor off of the water in certain areas in Bethesda also attributes to occasional chilling winds in the winter, and residents and visitors alike can also expect occasional thunderstorms, especially in the more humid summer months.

Recreation / Things To Do

Bethesda is one of the best areas you can find on the East Coast to get out and enjoy some of Maryland’s beauty and rich history. The area is surrounded by nature, and those who want waterfront views, activities and recreation are sure to find much to do on Bethesda, as well as an affluent and proud charm to its location that makes a person proud to be within its borders (or lack there-of).

Shopping

Bethesda is a shopping experience that fashion gurus and fashionistas dream of. This trendy area is host to plentiful amounts of fashion boutiques, retail outlets, and shopping malls that are sure to fill any shopping spree with plenty of retail therapy to indulge in. No matter what you are looking for to add to your wardrobe, Bethesda is one of the best places to be treasure hunting.

Restaurants

Bethesda has a fantastic mix of exotic cuisines coming together to form one phenomenal dining experience. With its classic American offering and exotic cuisines from all over the world coming together on your plate, you can hardly find a better experience. Bethesda just has a little bit of everything, and it is hard to get much better than that.

  • Tiber Bierhaus – 7528 Old Georgetown Rd – (240) 821-6830

  • House of Milae – 4932 St Elmo Ave – (301) 654-1997

  • Woodmont Grill – 7715 Woodmont Ave – (301) 656-9755

  • Mon Ami Gabi – 7239 Woodmont Ave – (301) 654-1234

Nightlife

Bethesda is an affluent area that sits very near the capital of the entire United States. Point being – it is not quiet when it comes to the night life. With plenty in the way of bars, breweries, pubs and live entertainment, Bethesda is a fantastic place to be a night owl.

Schools

The Bethesda area is highly praised for its school systems throughout its many suburbs. Those looking to raise a family, or to further their own education, need not worry about a shortage of schools, both conventional and unconventional; it’s the perfect opportunity to learn in one of the most bustling areas that Maryland has to offer.

Demographics

  • Population: 63,374

  • Population density: 1,623.9

  • Median Age: 41

  • Male/Female ratio: 1.0:1

Local / Notable Employers

For those who are looking to make the move to any area within the Bethesda area, the local job market is not in short supply, nor is the income many residents can expect. There are a feature of many big names and hubs, as well as smaller boutiques, shops and restaurants that can make use of all kinds of varying talent residents might have to offer.

Landmarks

If you want to step out for a bit and enjoy some local history or culture, the Bethesda area is in the perfect place to do so. Not only is there a rich appreciation of the sacrifices made by soldiers, but a rich history of the trials and tribulations that America has gone through surrounding the area.

  • Washington National Cathedral – 3101 Wisconsin Ave NW – (202) 426-6841

  • Bethesda National Cemetery – Memorial Dr – (877) 907-8585

  • Dupont Circle – 9 Dupont Cir NW

  • The Pentagon – 1400 Defense Pentagon – (703) 228-3988

Conclusion

Bethesda is rich in so many ways: general affluence, history, education and opportunities, just to name a few. Both potential residents and visitors alike can get so much out of a simple visit to this fantastic area. Not only does it not lack in entertainment, shopping, restaurants, or night life, but it has a charm that is all its own and that everyone should experience at least once.

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