Clarksburg Real Estate & Information

Clarksburg Real Estate & Information

Clarksburg is an unincorporated community located in the state of Maryland. Clarksburg is found about four miles to the north of Germantown and about 26 miles to the northwest of Washington, D.C. The community of Clarksburg was named after a trader by the name of John Clarke, and it was a significant northern town in the United States by 1875. The community of Clarksburg has experienced enormous growth since 2000.

The population of Clarksburg increased by more than 650 percent between 2000 and 2010, and there has been ongoing new construction in the area to accommodate this growth. One recent construction project in Clarksburg has been the development of a new town center located in the historic center of the community. 

Shopping and Dining

Clarksburg Village Center is a prominent shopping center located in Clarksburg. This shopping center offers may different options for both shopping and dining. Shopping establishments located at the Clarksburg Village Center include Harris Teeter Food Market and Sleepy's: The Mattress Professionals. Other locations where residents of Clarksburg real estate can make everyday grocery purchases include Clarksburg Grocery on Frederick Road and the Food Lion on Russell Avenue in Gaithersburg. Quite a few pharmacies are located nearby in Germantown, including the Walmart Pharmacy and the CVS Pharmacy on Frederick Road. 

Popular dining establishments in and around Clarksburg include the Grillmarx Steakhouse & Raw Bar on Snowden Farm Parkway, the Gateway Cafe on Gateway Center Drive, and The Comus Inn at Sugarloaf Mountain on Old Hundred Road in Dickerson. The Old Shanghai Cafe on Frederick Road in Germantown is a great spot for Chinese cuisine near Clarksburg. Fast food restaurants that are conveniently located to Clarksburg real estate include Jersey Mike's Subs on Frederick Road, Taco Bell on Century Boulevard, and Five Guys Burgers and Fries, all of which are located in Germantown. 

Parks and Recreation

Clarksburg is surrounded by parks and natural areas. Little Bennett Regional Park is one of the largest parks located near the center of Clarksburg. Little Bennett Regional Park offers opportunities for hiking, observing wildlife, camping, picnicking, and more. Kings Local Park is a small, centrally located park found to the southeast of Little Bennett Regional Park that surrounds a small pond. Kings Local Park includes a playground, tennis courts, and a baseball field. Other parks and natural areas located near Clarksburg real estate include Ovid Hazen Wells Recreational Park to the east of Clarksburg and Black Hill Regional Park to the southwest.

Montgomery County Recreation is a good recreational resource for residents of Clarksburg real estate. Montgomery County Recreation is located in Germantown and organizes activities such as youth athletic leagues, senior programs, therapeutic recreation, and more. Several golf course are located near Clarksburg, such as the PB Dye Golf Club and the Little Bennett Golf Course. Clarksburg residents looking to attain certain fitness goals can head to one of the following Germantown gyms to get a workout: Gold's Gym on Frederick Road, The Little Gym on Seneca Meadows Parkway, Planet Fitness on Wisteria Drive, or Anytime Fitness on Leaman Farm Road. 


In comparison to the rest of Maryland, the community of Clarksburg is marked by a relatively high cost of living, median household income, and median home value. Despite the enormous growth in the population of Clarksburg over the last decade, the population density of the community still remains low at only 996 people per square mile. Clarksburg residents enjoy a low unemployment rate, and the educational attainment of Clarksburg residents is quite high in comparison to that of the rest of Maryland. The majority of Clarksburg residents have completed a Bachelor's degree or have reached an even higher level of educational attainment. 

Schools, Health, and Transportation

Montgomery County Public Schools runs public schools located in Clarksburg. Public schools located in Clarksburg are: Clarksburg High on Wims Road, Rocky Hill Middle on Brick Haven Way, Clarksburg Elementary at Redgrave Place, and Little Bennett Elementary on Burdette Forest Road. Clarksburg schools make up just a small part of the Montgomery County Public Schools' responsibilities. As the largest school district in the entire state of Maryland, this school district runs a total of 200 different schools in Montgomery County. Nearby colleges/universities located near Clarksburg include Montgomery College in Rockville and Frederick Community College in Frederick. 

Residents of Clarksburg real estate can receive healthcare services at the Adventist Healthcare Germantown Emergency Center or Adventist HealthCare Shady Grover Medical Center on Medical Center Drive in Rockville. Centers for family medicine located near Clarksburg homes include Family HealthCare on Boland Farm Road in Germantown and Herndon Family Medicine in Herndon, VA.

Although it is not common for residents of Clarksburg real estate to take public transportation on a daily basis, the Montgomery County Department of Transportation does offer some limited public transportation services in Clarksburg. 


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Germantown MD 20874
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