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Potomac, Maryland
Location o Potomac, Maryland
Location o Potomac, Maryland
Coordinates: 39°1′N 77°13′W / 39.017°N 77.217°W / 39.017; -77.217Coordinates: 39°1′N 77°13′W / 39.017°N 77.217°W / 39.017; -77.217
Kintra Unitit States
State Maryland
Coonty Montgomery
 • Total68.8 km2 (26.6 sq mi)
 • Laund65.2 km2 (25.2 sq mi)
 • Water3.6 km2 (1.4 sq mi)
110 m (361 ft)
 • Total44,965
 • Density653.56/km2 (1784.33/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastren (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
20854, 20859
Area code(s)301, 240
FIPS code24-63300
GNIS featur ID0591056

Potomac (Aboot this soondlisten ) is a census-designated place (CDP) in Montgomery Coonty, Maryland, Unitit States, namit for the nearbi Potomac River. In 2013, CNNMoney.com leetit Potomac as the maist affluent toun in aw the Unitit States based on median hoosehauld income.[1] Potomac is the seivent maist tap-eddicatit American smaw toun an aw accordin tae Forbes.[2] Bloomberg Businessweek labeled Potomac as the twinty-nint richest zip code in the Unitit States in 2011, statin that it haed the lairgest population o ony U.S. toun wi a median income o mair nor $240,000.[3] In 2012, The Higley Elite 100 published a leet o heichest-income neebourheids bi mean hoosehauld income, which includit fower neebourheids in Potomac; ane o these neebourheids, "Carderock-The Palisades" wis rankit the heichest-income neebourheid in the Unitit States, follaed bi "Beverly Hills-North of Sunset" in Beverly Hills, CA, an "Swinks Mill-Dominion Reserve" o Mclean, VA.[4] Mair recently, twa Potomac neebourheids wur rankit amang the ten walthiest neebourheids in the kintra by CNBC in 2014.[5] Mony Potomac residents wirk in nearbi Washington, D.C.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "CNN/Money: Where the money makers live".
  2. Jacqueline Detwiler (5 Januar 2009). "In Depth: America's Most Educated Small Towns". Forbes.
  3. Joel Stonington, Venessa Wong. "America's Richest Zip Codes 2011". Businessweek.com. Archived frae the original on 17 Januar 2015. Retrieved 10 Mairch 2017.
  4. PhD, Stephen R. Higley,. "The Higley Elite 100: Variance & Stability in the American Community Survey 2008-2012 | The Higley 1000". higley1000.com. Archived frae the original on 24 Januar 2016. Retrieved 3 Februar 2016.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
  5. "Surprise! These are the richest US neighborhoods". CNBC. Retrieved 3 Februar 2016.

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Potomac travel guide frae Wikivoyage

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