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Featured Apartments in Gaithersburg, MD
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Gaithersburg MD, 20877
All New Kitchens, beautiful hardwood floors and updated bathrooms. Convenient to Shady Grove Metro...Renovated property, new HVAC units...Free parking...
Gaithersburg MD, 20877
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Gaithersburg MD, 20879
Welcome to Jefferson at Orchard Pond Apartments located in Gaithersburg, MD, a wonderful pet-friendly apartment community with everything you're looking for. Surrounded by 48 acres of lavish landscape, Jefferson at Orchard Ponds Apartments offers spacious one, two and three bedroom apartment homes for rent.
Gaithersburg MD, 20878
Gaithersburg pet friendly apartments with washer dryer and private patio or balcony. Walk in closets GE appliances on site dog park carwash area and covered parking. 20 miles from Washington DC.
Gaithersburg MD, 20879
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Overview of Gaithersburg
Gaithersburg is a community that carefully combines its historic past with its vision for the future. While still respecting its roots, it has leaped into the 21st century and created a dynamic, welcoming city. New businesses and arts centers sit near the historic Olde Towne neighborhood, making the city a diverse and unique place to live. It was mentioned on CNN and Money Magazine's list of 100 Best Places to Live in 2005, 2008 and, most recently, in 2010.
Anyone seeking apartments in Gaithersburg will have a wide variety of neighborhoods from which to choose.
Living in Gaithersburg, MD
Gaithersburg was founded in 1765 as a small settlement called Log Town. In the early 1870s, a rail station came to the town and used a new name - Gaithersburg, after Benjamin Gaither, who built a large home in the area. The town was incorporated in 1878 and took the name Gaithersburg like the train station, shedding the name Log Town.
Today, Gaithersburg prides itself in being a modern city. With a population of 61,045, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's July 2011 numbers, Gaithersburg is not too big or too small. It has all the amenities of a large city, while retaining its small town, historic appeal.
Gaithersburg Work and Study
Not only is Gaithersburg a wonderful place to live, it is also a great place to find employment. The city's largest employers include the National Institute of Standards and Technology, IBM, MedImmune and Sodexho USA. Other large companies in the area that employ residents are The Gazette newspaper, Gene Logic, Broadsoft and Digene. Many professionals in the health and medical field are employed at the nearby Montgomery General Hospital, Suburban Hospital and Shady Grove Adventist Hospital.
Gaithersburg is close to Montgomery College, in nearby Rockville. The institution has been assisting students earning their two-year degrees since 1946.
Rentals in Gaithersburg, MD, and Cost of Living
Data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows that Gaithersburg renters pay a median gross rent of $1,357. The same source reveals that the majority of rents in the area range from $1,250 to $2,000 per month.
Those considering rentals in Gaithersburg should note that its location in the center of Montgomery County and close proximity to Washington, D.C., make it a highly desirable area to reside.
Gaithersburg Attractions and Special Events
This lively city is a wonderful place to discover new art. The Gaithersburg Art in Public Places Program educates the public about art and seeks to display it. This program provides beautiful public art for residents to enjoy, in addition to creating a special sense of community.
Because Gaithersburg is just 13 miles from Washington, D.C., it's easy to head out for a day and explore the monuments, museums and politics of the nation's capital. Venturing out of Gaithersburg and into the heart of U.S. politics is a great experience for kids, teens and adults living in the nearby Maryland community.
The Celebrate Gaithersburg Festival is an outdoor event celebrated yearly in Olde Towne Gaithersburg. This street festival begins with a local tradition as foreign-born residents take the oath to become naturalized citizens of the United States. The ceremony is followed with plenty of activities, including entertainment, food and art displays for residents to enjoy. Taste a handcrafted beer at the beer garden, get involved in a game with family members, or simply relax with friends while listening to a band at this annual event.
Residents should bundle up for the yearly Winter Lights Festival. A stunning display of holiday lights is set up in Seneca Creek State Park for everyone to enjoy. Some areas of the Park have themed light displays, such as Victorian Village or the North Pole. The festival runs through the month of December.
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