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About Maryland's 18th Legislative District

Maryland's District 18 in Montgomery County has over 120,000 residents and includes all of Kensington, Garrett Park and Wheaton, most of Chevy Chase and parts of Rockville, Silver Spring and Bethesda. It borders our nation's capital and is one of the most economically and ethnically diverse legislative districts in the state. We are an informed and passionate group of voters!

District 18 has Nine Municipalities: Town of Kensington, Chevy Chase View, Town of Chevy Chase, Martins Addition, Chevy Chase Village, Chevy Chase section 3, Chevy Chase section 5, Garrett Park, and North Chevy Chase. Municipal governments provide vital services including public safety, streets and sidewalks, storm water management, building regulations, parks and playgrounds, trash pickup and community events.

District 18 also forms a large part of the Rock Creek and Sligo Creek watersheds.

District 18 is served by two MARC Brunswick line commuter rail stations and several Metro red line stations. Major arteries of the road network in district 18 include the Capitol Beltway, Connecticut Avenue, Georgia Avenue, University Boulevard, Veirs Mill Road, Randolph Road, and East West Highway.

District 18 has a diverse and rich architecture and history as evidenced by turn of the century Victorian neighborhoods, charming streetcar suburbs and post-war subdivisions. It is home to many historic sites. Josiah Henson, slave and inspiration for the book Uncle Tom's Cabin, was baptised here on the banks of Rock Creek. And St. John's church in Forest Glen is the cradle of Catholicism in America.

Zip codes within District 18 include: 20814, 20815, 20852, 20895, 20896, 20901, 20902, 20906, and 20910

A Partial List of Neighborhoods and Civic Associations in District 18: historic Ken-Gar, Connecticut Avenue Estates, Rock Creek Palisades, Kensington Heights, Randolph Hills, Byeforde, Hawkins Lane, Rock Creek Hills, Garrett Park Estates/White Flint Park, Parkside, Rollingwood, Montgomery Hills, Woodside, Woodside Park, Woodside Forest, North Woodside, Rock Creek Palisades, Kensington Estates, Parkwood, Kensington View, Linden, Rosemary Hills and Forest Estates.

To find out if you reside in District 18, click here.

By Authority: Friends of Alfred Carr. Treasurer: Barrie Carr. Copyright 2010.