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Kensington, Maryland


Kensington is a town located in Montgomery County, Maryland just 4 miles north of the Washington, DC border and two miles from the Capital Beltway (I-495). The area offers convenient access to the city, yet maintains a small town feeling with lots of shopping and amenities within easy walking distance from the town's historic center. The Kensington commercial district features more than 300 businesses, a large number specializing in antiques and interior design.


Kensington is located northwest of Silver Spring, northeast of Bethesda, southwest of Wheaton, and southeast of Rockville.


According to the 2000 census, Kensington is home to 1,873 residents. The race breakdown is as follows: White: 90.0 %; Black: 2.5%; Asian: 2.9%; Hispanic/Latino: 4.6%. Median household income: $ 76,716 (1999); Persons below poverty level .9%(1999).

Kensington Points of Interest

Kensington Annual Events

Labor Day Parade
Town Picnic
8K Race
Festival of Lights at the Mormon Temple

Kensington Website


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