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Montgomery County, Maryland

Potomac is a census‑designated place with a population approaching 50,000 residents. The Potomac post office is located at 10221 River Road, Potomac, MD 20854.


Potomac as described in 1940 [1]

Potomac, population 150, is a crossroads village little changed since its founding in the eighteenth century. On the site of Tusculum Academy at the southern end of the town is now occupied by the Potomac Methodist Chruch. The academy was conducted by the Reverened James Hunt in pre-Revolutionary days and closed in 1781.

  1. Works Progress Administration, Federal Writers' Program, Maryland: A Guide to the Old Line State, American Guide Series, University of Maryland, 1940.

Nearby Towns: Brookmont • Cabin John • Darnestown • McLean • North Potomac • Rockville City •