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In 2009, CNN Money Magazine listed North Potomac as one of the wealthiest best places to live in the U.S., describing it as, “a tony town that sits on the bank of the Potomac River,” and noting that “beautiful old estates, top-rated golf courses and a number of riding clubs in the area are available to those with a flair for fine living.”[1] North Potomac was also named the 16th most affluent U.S. neighborhood by Forbes in 2008.[2]

North Potomac was created in 1988 from the peripheral fringes of Gaithersburg, Potomac, and Rockville, and lies parallel to the Potomac River. North Potomac shares ZIP codes with Gaithersburg, Potomac, and Rockville. The United States Postal Service defines North Potomac to encompass only zip code 20878. As defined by the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) and the North Potomac Citizens Association (NPCA), it is bordered by Darnestown Road in the north, Glen Mill Road in the east and south, Boswell Lane and Travilah Road in the south, and Jones Lane in the west and encompasses distinct sections of the ZIP codes 20878, 20854, and 20850. Major shopping areas include Potomac Valley, Travilah Square and Traville Gateway. As of the census of 2010, there were 24,410 people, 8,040 households, and 6,867 families residing in the area. The population density was 3,522.1 people per square mile. There were 7,002 housing units at an average density of 1,070.2 per square mile.

The major neighborhoods in North Potomac include Potomac Grove, Amberlea Farm, Potomac Farm, Willows of Potomac, Potomac Glen (also known as Piney Glen Village), Stonebridge, Stoneview, Washingtonian Woods, Dufief Mill Estates, DuFief, Flints Grove, Mills Farm, Hunting Woods/Potomac Point, Lakewood Estates, Stoney creek Estates, Potomac Chase Estates, Potomac Crossing, Potomac Edge, Potomac Mill Farm, Potomac Oaks, Potomac Preserve, Potomac Ridge, Potomac Haven Estates, Potomac Valley (Owens Glen), Quail Run, Quince Haven, Quince Orchard Knolls, Travilah Meadows, Travilah Grove, Traville, Tobytown, and Westleigh.

Local schools include Stone Mill Elementary School, Travilah Elementary School, DuFief Elementary School and Wayside Elementary School. Stone Mill feeds into Cabin John Middle School. Travilah and DuFief feed into Robert Frost Middle School. Wayside feeds into Herbert Hoover Middle School. Also, there is Jones Lane Elementary School which feeds into Ridgeview Middle School in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Cabin John and Robert Frost middle schools feed into Thomas S. Wootton High School in nearby Rockville, Maryland, Herbert Hoover feeds into Churchill High School in nearby Potomac, Maryland, and Jones Lane feeds into Quince Orchard High School.