Montgomery County is one of the nation’s most populous (and wealthiest) counties, home to about one million DC-area residents. It is known for its rich history, abundant recreation, and proximity to the District. House hunters will find a variety of living options in Montgomery County, from the more urban cities of Silver Spring, Takoma Park and Bethesda to the residential towns of Chevy Chase and Rockville. Those seeking a more rural vibe will be at home in Montgomery County’s northernmost towns such as Potomac, known for its large estates. Single-family homes, townhomes and condos can all be found here. Montgomery County is served by several Metro stops and offers easy access to the Capital Beltway. Local points of interest include Glen Echo Park, The C&O Canal and Billy Goal Trails, the Clara Barton National Historic Site, Strathmore concert hall, and the AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center.