City COVID-19 Notices
Phase 2 reopening begins week of July 6.
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New To The City

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If you are new to our City, or are considering moving here, welcome.

Gaithersburg is a very special place because of its residents. 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.

In Gaithersburg you’ll find unique neighborhoods, quiet open spaces, abundant retail and dining, and many cultural and recreational amenities that have led Gaithersburg to the top of a number of national lists of best places to live and raise a family.

Throughout this website you’ll find links to help you acclimate to your new home. Enroll in a fitness class, visit a farmers market, take in a show, attend a meeting to see government in action, or enjoy one of our many festivals and special events. Explore all of this and more on this website, and stay connected through our weekly newsletter and various social media platforms.

A few resources are listed here to help get you started.


Telephone (landline): Verizon Communications
Natural Gas: Washington Gas
Water & Sewer: Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission


BG&E -
Potomac Edison -

Cable TV
The following cable TV providers have franchise agreements with the City of Gaithersburg:

Comcast Xfinity
Verizon FiOS

Montgomery County Public Schools

Voter Registration

Federal, State and Local Elected Representatives

Motor Vehicle Administration


Recycling & Trash Collection
The City does not provide regular weekly refuse collection services. Individual homeowners and HOAs must make their own arrangements with private refuse haulers