July 4 Notice
Bulk pick up scheduled for Friday, July 3, will be collected Friday, July 10.

City COVID-19 Notices
Phase 2 reopening begins week of July 6.
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About Us

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Train Station
Street Festival
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Water Park

Located in the geographic center of Montgomery County, Maryland, Gaithersburg residents enjoy an exceptional quality of life. We are home to award-winning neighborhoods and our county school system is ranked among the best in the country.

Gaithersburg residents enjoy the best of both worlds - the familiarity and comfort of a small town community within the exciting metropolitan area of the nation’s capital.

About the City

In Gaithersburg you’ll find an excitingly diverse population living in a mixture of housing types in warm, welcoming neighborhoods.

City History

Gaithersburg began in 1765 as a small agricultural settlement known as Log Town. 


With more than 70,000 residents located in the heart of Montgomery County, Gaithersburg is one of the largest cities in Maryland.

Mission, Vision & Guiding Principles

Gaithersburg City government exists to provide quality, cost effective, priority community services for its citizens.

City Facilities

Gaithersburg offers a variety of public facilities in which to meet and hold activities as well as conduct the business of running the City.

Getting Around

The City of Gaithersburg is served by Montgomery County Ride On Buses, Metrorail/Metrobuses at the Shady Grove Station, MARC Trains, as well as a number of taxi and shuttle services.

New To The City

With a commitment to involvement, neighborliness and a willingness to extend a helping hand, those who call Gaithersburg home collectively make this a highly livable community.


A listing of reference maps for the City of Gaithersburg.

Employee Directory

A phone directory of all City employees.