Germantown is an urbanized census-designated place in Montgomery County, Maryland in the United States. It is the third most populous place in Maryland (after Baltimore and Columbia), with a population of 86,395 as of 2010. If it were to incorporate along CDP boundaries, it would become the second largest incorporated city in Maryland. It is located approximately 25 miles outside of Washington DC and is part of the Washington Metropolitan Area.
As a non incorporated region with no mayor or town council, Germantown is, however, divided up into six town sectors, or "villages," which are:
1. Churchill Village 2. Gunners Lake Village 3. Clopper's Mill Village 4. Kingsview Village 5. Middlebrook Village 6. Neelsville Village