McLean is a census‑designated place bordering the Potomac River. It is essentially a bedroom community for Washington, D.C. The primary zip code is 22101.
Established in 1910, the community of McLean is named for former Washington Post owner and editor, John. R. McLean. He participated as an investor in the creation of the Great Falls and Old Dominion Electric Railway in 1906 which connected the area with Washington, D.C.
Nearby Towns: Annandale • Arlington • Bethesda • Brookmont • Cabin John • Chevy Chase Town • Chevy Chase Vlg • Falls Church City • North Bethesda • Potomac •