Bethesda is in , , 1½ miles northwest of Wealthy and well-educated, Bethesda is best known for its numerous restaurants and as the headquarters of the National Institutes of Health.
Photo: Andrew Bossi, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Notable Places in the Area

The Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, formerly known as the National Naval Medical… Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

The NIH Clinical Center is a hospital solely dedicated to clinical research at the campus in Bethesda, Maryland. Photo: Masm2016, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The , constructed in 1938, is a historic Streamline Moderne movie theater located at 7719 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland, United States. Photo: Daniel Case, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Movie theater
Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

is a small suburb of in the of . Photo: Caseyjonz, Public domain.

The neighborhoods of 's rank among America's most wealthy and privileged.

is an unincorporated community in Montgomery County, . Photo: Farragutful, CC BY-SA 3.0.


38.9848° or 38° 59' 5.4" north
-77.0946° or 77° 5' 40.7" west
United Nations Location Code
318 feet (97 metres)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 158248181
Geo­Names ID
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