Chevy Chase, MD Community Information

About Chevy Chase


Incorporated in 1918 the Town of Chevy Chase is a self-governing municipality located adjacent Bethesda in Montgomery County, Maryland. The small but ideal community is home to over 1,000 single family homes and approximately 3,000 residents. 

The Town of Chevy Chase is considered to a residential suburb of the Washington D.C. area, and borders one of the region's most popular shopping districts, Friendship Heights. The area is home to several malls, as well as a diverse array of shops, dining, and recreational activities.


The Town of Chevy Chase began its history in the 1890s when the Chevy Chase Land Company was formed by two gentlemen, Francis G. Newlands and William M. Stewart. The founders of the development company had previously made their fortunes by mining gold and silver in the western United States.

The company began by purchasing thousands of acres of land just north of the nation's capital. Once the land was secured, the company undertook a massive development project and created the infrastructure for what was to become Chevy Chase.

The name of the Town can be traced back to a larger tract called Chevy Chase that was given to Colonel Joseph Belt from Lord Baltimore in 1725.

Despite early headway with the development of the land, Chevy Chase remained largely unoccupied until after World War I, when the development of the automobile made life in the suburbs a more viable option.

In 1918, Chevy Chase was incorporated as a municipality. The next decade marked a period of growth for the town. During the roaring 20s, the population of Chevy Chase increased, the lots embellished, and the infrastructure was improved.

Today, much of the town remains the same as it was in its heyday. Chevy Chase offers residents in the Washington D.C. area an unmatched quality of life. The town's many green spaces, ample recreation, and small-town feel offer residents a quiet life with the convenient access to a larger metropolitan area.

Life In Chevy Chase

Dining, Arts And Culture

The town of Chevy Chase is home to an array of great dining, theaters and shopping centers. Residents of Chevy Chase can either enjoy shopping at The Shops at Wisconsin Place or the nearby Mazza Gallerie. Both shopping centers feature upscale shopping, boutiques, and a number of department stores. For a night out on the town, residents of Chevy Chase have a multitude of options. From independent films viewed at the Avalon Theatre to big-screen blockbusters at the AMC Mazza Gallerie, residents of Chevy Chase are able to enjoy a variety of movie theatres that offer movies across a range of genres. Similarly, The Round House Theatre is a local theater company that is known for its outstanding plays and musical entertainment. Throughout the year, residents of Chevy Chase enjoy shows at the local hot spot. Whats more, Chevy Chase is also close to an array of music venues that regularly feature events with live entertainment. Venues, such as The Fillmore, The Verizon Center, and The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at Maryland, allow residents of Chevy Chase to enjoy great performances by professional entertainers throughout the year.

Don Pollo of Bethesda
La Ferme Restaurant
Le Pain Quotidien
Manoli Canoli
P.F. Chang's China Bistro
Tavira Restaurant
The Capital Grille
Whole Foods Market

Recreation & Activities

Residents of Chevy Chase enjoy a variety of activities and recreation across the town. From the Farm women's market bike trail to the many bike trails scattered throughout the city, Chevy Chase offers a multitude of recreation to fit an array of lifestyles.

Parks and green spaces are scattered throughout the Town of Chevy Chase. The many open spaces within the town enhance the quality of life for all residents of Chevy Chase. To the north residents will find the North Chevy Chase Park, Rays Park, and the Woodend Sanctuary. Within the southern and eastern portions of Chevy Chase, one will find parks and recreation spaces, such as the Meadowbrook Park, the Rock Creek Trail, The Georgetown Branch Trail and The Chevy Chase Park. The diverse array of recreational spaces offered throughout Chevy Chase serves the recreational needs of all Chevy Chase residents.

Golfing is a popular activity in the Town of Chevy Chase. Options for golfing in Chevy Chase include The Columbia Country Club and The Chevy Chase Club.


The Metro - Many residents of Chevy Chase use the Red Line of the Metrorail. The Red Line serves the greater Bethesda-Chevy Chase area and connects of Maryland, Virginia, and Washington. Area Metrorail Stops include Bethesda, Friendship Heights, Grosvenor, Medical Center, and White Flint.

The nearby Friendship Heights station serves the neighborhoods of Chevy Chase and Friendship Heights. The station also serves as a bus depot that links Montgomery County with the Washington Metrorail.

The Circulator - The Bethesda Circulator is a convenient, dependable and free way of getting around the Bethesda/ Chevy Chase area. The conveniently located stop's are available throughout the year or at the Metro Station. Hop on, and enjoy a ride to one of the area's many shops, theatres, or restaurants.

Relocating to the Chevy Chase Area?

If the answer is yes, than you should contact a local real estate professional. A real estate professional, such as Dennis Coleman, has helped countless home buyers uncover homes in the area that meet both their needs and budget. For more information about homes for sale in the Town of Chevy Chase, contact Dennis Coleman today.

Dennis's Sold Properties in Chevy Chase

8808 Spring Valley Rd

7710 Woodmont Ave #1012

5611 36th Ave

11410 Strand Dr #R-009

9011 Levelle Dr

3606 Kenilworth Drwy

10803 Montrose Ave

7912 Daniel Dr

7005 East Ave

16716 Sioux Ln

9704 Clydesdale St

1714 Belvedere Blvd

3302 Jones Bridge Rd

1736 18th St NW #403

7710 Woodmont Ave #1203

20003 Hoffstead Ln

5608 Whitney Mill Way

7203 Bybrook Ln

3513 Raymond St

3203 Cummings Ln

7404 Bybrook Ln

3917 Aspen St

7710 Curtis St

11352 Hollowstone Dr

3113 Brooklawn Ter

19942 Spur Hill Dr

12001 Old Columbia Pike #711

7210 Delfield St

3519 Cummings Ln

8712 Bradmoor Dr

7006 Brookville Rd

3703 Williams Ln

3531 Woodbine St

3770 39th St NW #137

3516 Cummings Ln

7538 Westlake Ter #49

5610 Whitney Mill Way

4769 Bradley Blvd

3600 Faircastle Dr

11166 Cedarwood Dr

4504 Strathmore Ave

8303 Ellingson Dr

3210 Leland St

11124 Stillwater Ave

3269 Beech St Nw

10710 Shelley Ct

9100 Levelle Dr

7203 Brookville Rd

6808 Brookville Rd

5600 Wisconsin Ave #403

4613 Chevy Chase Blvd

3410 Inverness Dr

3511 Raymond St

10703 Clermont Ave

5605 Center St

3909 Spruell Ct

4879 Chevy Chase Dr #157

13501 Broadfield Dr

6707 Melville Pl

5015 Westport Rd

701 Roxboro Rd

3409 Inverness Dr

11012 Troy Rd

8305 Meadowbrook Ln

1111 Runabout Loop #631

2100 Washington Ave #10C

4616 Chevy Chase Blvd

9233 Cambridge Manor Ct

4818 Chevy Chase Blvd

7211 Bybrook Ln

4201 Cathedral Ave NW #821W

3213 Brooklawn Ter

400 Massachusetts Ave NW #808

7007 Radnor Rd

9603 Page Ave

4405 Oxford St

8410 Grubb Rd

4550 Park Ave N Ave #1005

5112 Connecticut Ave NW #312

10761 Gloxinia Dr

8609 Woodbrook Ln

4508 Strathmore Ave

4423 Ridge St

6334 Western Ave

8413 Spencer Ct

7200 44th St

5317 Bangor Dr

11311 Orleans Way

8908 Brierly Rd

20515 Staffordshire Dr

6610 Western Ave

5101 Strathmore Ave

6803 Florida St

6808 Hillcrest Pl

3201 Farmington Dr

7004 Georgia St

6804 Brookville Rd

6801 Florida St

5705 Sherier Pl Nw

4720 Chevy Chase Dr #102

8101 Connecticut Ave #C-703

7510 Bybrook Ln

4329 Leland St

8512 Grubb Rd

6501 Fallwind Ln

3 Orleans Ter

3201 Brooklawn Ter

7313 Delfield St

3701 Woodbine St

5000 Battery Ln #906

577 Coover Rd

2719 Blaine Dr

7401 Westlake Ter #607

6217 Western Ave Nw

7401 Westlake Ter #810

7223 Chestnut St

7012 Greenvale Pkwy W

3221 Brooklawn Ter

3601 Raymond St

7304 Lynnhurst St

10704 Weymouth St

3200 Brooklawn Ter

314 Penwood Rd

4709 Waverly Ave

7006 Brookville Rd

3306 Brooklawn Ter

11116 Midvale Rd

7222 Delfield

7005 Fulton St

7013 Bybrook Ln

3314 Camalier Dr

3408 Woolsey Dr

12 Cosgrave Ct

3202 Turner Ln

1678 Primrose Rd Nw

4843 Chevy Chase Blvd

9612 Merwood Ln

3204 Woodbine St

12117 Somersworth Dr

7303 Summit Ave

10803 Montrose Ave

10341 Green Holly Ter

7017 Bybrook Ln

3603 Dunlop St

4002 Lawrence Ave

5225 Pooks Hill Rd #1311-13

4825 Wellington Dr

3911 Underwood St

3524 Raymond St

4509 Oxford St

4402 Oxford St

3712 Cardiff Ct

7305 Oakridge Ave

3907 Woodlawn Rd

103 Timberbrook Ln #104

3212 Woodbine St

4826 Leland St

3408 Glenmoor Dr

5616 Southwick St

4411 Leland St

5717 Sherrier Nw

5826 Osceola Rd

3202 Turner Ln

9541 Bexhill Dr E

3808 Raymond St #No

5711 Sherrier Pl Nw

3707 Spring St

3201 Coquelin Ter

12606 Epping Rd

6819 Selkirk Dr

8700 Brierly Ct

7000 Hopewood St

6821 Delaware St

3077 Chestnut St Nw

4613 Franklin St

9823 Haverhill Dr

1807 Myrtle Rd

4019 Lawrence Ave

1122 Dennis Ave

4300 Stanford St

5229 Westpath Way

3630 Windom Pl Nw

703 Roxboro Rd

18261 Rolling Meadow Way #15

3605 Dunlop St

2032 Belmont Rd NW #326

3219 Thornapple St

3915 Underwood St

3604 Raymond St

3508 Cummings Ln

4202 East West Hwy

1609 Myrtle Rd

1624 Cody Dr

6707 Connecticut Ave

7304 Summit Ave

9011 Le Velle Dr

5007 Elsmere Pl

3915 Ballet Way

5807 Beech Ave

3813 Kenilworth Dr

10712 Lombardy Rd

2402 East West Hwy

4000 Tunlaw Rd NW #920

4311 Leland St

6820 Delaware St

3116 Winnett Rd

2708 Colston Dr

7407 Bybrook Ln

49 Valerian Ct

3203 Pauline Dr

3101 Winnett Rd

7015 Western Ave Nw

5504 Chevy Chase Pkwy Nw

1916 Brisbane St

7304 Western Ave

7602 Connecticut Ave

18013 Wheatridge Dr

4704 Falstone Ave

11109 Waycroft Way

7610 Lynn Dr

2314 East West Hwy

3505 Frederick Pl

3209 Cummings Ln

15308 Bitterroot Way

7205 Cedar Ave

20615 Highland Hall Dr

5409 39th St Nw

11414 Nairn Rd

5124 Manning Dr

3608 Raymond St

7008 Georgia St

4600 Rosedale Ave

607 7401 Westlake Ter

3605 Underwood St

6803 Florida St

16 10733 Bucknell Dr

7604 Lynn Dr

11716 Galt Ave

134 4878 Chevy Chase Dr

7506 Wyndale Rd

3613 Shepherd St

9411 Fernwood Rd

10617 Pine Haven Ter

6504 Western Ave

17 Montgomery Ave

4714 Boiling Brook Pkwy

7120 Western Ave

706 Whitaker Ter

4218 Silverwood Ln

4525 Sleaford Rd

3510 Turner Ln

3507 Shepherd St

2022 Lanier Dr

3306 Winnett Rd

7505 Bybrook Ln

3005 Blueford Rd

7013 Greenvale Pkwy W

5319 Bangor Dr

4523 Sleaford Rd

7403 Wyndale Ln

7906 Macarthur Blvd

6916 Western Ave

3410 Turner Ln

5908 Plainview Rd

14800 Hammersmith Cir

2829 Greenvale St

4408 Ridge St

7722 Rocton Ave

1512 Broadwood Dr

103 10636 Montrose Ave

203 2252 Washington #203 Ave

13114 Hugo Pl

6933 Winterberry La

11117 Kenilworth Av

3514 Cummings La

7608 Lynn Dr

Dennis Coleman
Dennis Coleman
The Coleman Group
7200 Wisconsin Avenue Bethesda MD 20814