Kensington is a town located in Montgomery County, Maryland just 4 miles north of the Washington, DC border and two miles from the Capital Beltway (I-495). The area offers convenient access to the city, yet maintains a small town feeling with lots of shopping and amenities within easy walking distance from the town’s historic center. The Kensington commercial district features more than 300 businesses, a large number specializing in antiques and interior design.
Kensington is located northwest of Silver Spring, northeast of Bethesda, southwest of Wheaton, and southeast of Rockville.
Kensington, another historic community listed on the National Register of Historic Places, was founded in 1890. The town, near the Connecticut Avenue beltway exit, is known for its elaborate Victorian homes and antique row commercial area.
Established in 1898, Garrett Park is a small town of some 900 residents. Garrett Park, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, has the community spirit that is epitomized by its local celebrations and quaint Town Hall.