North Bethesda

Unincorporated area in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States

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North Bethesda, Maryland
North Bethesda Market East Tower
North Bethesda Market East Tower
Location of North Bethesda, Maryland
Location of North Bethesda, Maryland
Boundaries of the North Bethesda CDP, as of 2003
Boundaries of the North Bethesda CDP, as of 2003
Coordinates: 39°2′12″N 77°7′13″W / 39.03667°N 77.12028°W / 39.03667; -77.12028Coordinates: 39°2′12″N 77°7′13″W / 39.03667°N 77.12028°W / 39.03667; -77.12028
Country United States
State Maryland
County Montgomery
Area
 • Total8.9 sq mi (23.0 km2)
 • Land8.8 sq mi (22.9 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
394 ft (120 m)
Population
 (2013[1])
 • Total46,646
 • Density4,281.5/sq mi (1,653.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
20814, 20817, 20851, 20852
Area code(s)301
FIPS code24-56337
GNIS feature ID1867297

North Bethesda is an unincorporated, census-designated place in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States, located just north-west of the U.S. capital of Washington, D.C. Among its 14 neighborhoods, the centrally-located, urbanizing district of White Flint is the commercial and residential hub of North Bethesda. The Pike & Rose development and the Pike District is an initiative of Montgomery County to brand and market this region as "North Bethesda's Urban Core". The WMATA White Flint metro station and Grosvenor-Strathmore metro station serve the region.

Four of the National Institutes of Health as well other federal agencies, including the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the Health Resources and Services Administration, and the United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, are headquartered in North Bethesda. A number of corporate headquarters are headquartered in North Bethesda, as well as nonprofits such as the American Kidney Fund, the Society of American Foresters and United States Pharmacopeia (USP).

The region is also known for a number of its long-standing institutions, such as the Neo-Georgian Mansion at Strathmore and the Georgetown Preparatory School. The Music Center at Strathmore is also located in North Bethesda.

  1. ^ "FactFinder". U.S. Census Bureau. U.S. Department of Commerce. Archived from the original on February 12, 2020. Retrieved November 17, 2014.

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  • National Institutes of Health

    US government medical research agency

  • Garrett Park, Maryland

    Town in Maryland, United States

  • Chevy Chase View, Maryland

    Town in Maryland, United States

  • North Bethesda, Maryland

    Census-designated place in Maryland, United States

  • Walter Johnson High School

    Public high school in North Bethesda CDP , Maryland, United States

  • White Flint station

    Washington Metro station

  • Twinbrook station

    Washington Metro station

  • Grosvenor–Strathmore station

    Washington Metro station

  • United States Pharmacopeia
  • Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

    Research institute for improving the health of Americans


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