Bethesda is in Montgomery County, , 1.5 miles northwest of Washington, D.C. Wealthy and well-educated, Bethesda is best known for its numerous restaurants and as the headquarters of the National Institutes of Health.

Landmarks in the Area

The United States National Library of Medicine, operated by the United States federal government, is the world's largest medical library.Located in , the NLM is an institute within the National Institutes of Health. is situated 1 mile north of Bethesda. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

The Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, formerly known as the National Naval Medical… is situated 1½ miles north of Bethesda. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Metro station
Bethesda is a rapid transit station on the Red Line of the system in , . Photo: Lorax, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Metro station
Medical Center is an island-platformed station in , , . is situated 1¼ miles north of Bethesda. Photo: SchuminWeb, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Chevy Chase is a neighborhood in northwest It borders Chevy Chase, Maryland, a collection of similarly affluent neighborhoods. is situated 2½ miles east of Bethesda. Photo: AgnosticPreachersKid, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Chevy Chase is an incorporated town in Montgomery County, , United States. is situated 1½ miles northeast of Bethesda. Photo: usdagov, Public domain.

Martin's Additions is a village in Montgomery County, , . is situated 1½ miles east of Bethesda.

Greenwich Forest is a residential community in , , between Old Georgetown Road, and Bradley Boulevard. Photo: CLKelly, CC BY-SA 4.0.


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