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Chevy Chase View, Maryland
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Location of Chevy Chase View, Maryland
Location of Chevy Chase View, Maryland
Coordinates: 39°1′4″N 77°4′50″W / 39.01778°N 77.08056°W / 39.01778; -77.08056Coordinates: 39°1′4″N 77°4′50″W / 39.01778°N 77.08056°W / 39.01778; -77.08056
Country  United States
State  Maryland
County Montgomery
Special Tax District 1924
Incorporated October 28, 1993
Area
 • Total 0.27 sq mi (0.69 km2)
 • Land 0.27 sq mi (0.69 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
318 ft (97 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 920
 • Estimate 
(2019)
980
 • Density 3,656.72/sq mi (1,410.48/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 24-16775
GNIS feature ID 0589968

Chevy Chase View is a town located in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States. Established as a Special Tax District in 1924, the town was formally incorporated on October 28, 1993. The population was 920 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Chevy Chase View is located at 39°1'4" North, 77°4'50" West (39.017759, -77.080508).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.28 square miles (0.73 km2), all of it land.

The town lies between Kensington to the north and the Capital Beltway to the south. It is bisected by Connecticut Avenue. To the east lies Silver Spring, Maryland, to the west is Garrett Park and Bethesda, and to the south is the Beltway, Rock Creek Park, and North Chevy Chase.

Except for the three houses of worship within its bounds, Chevy Chase View is entirely residential. Its streets are lined by hundred-year-old oaks, maples, and evergreens, plus decorative plantings which the town maintains in its right-of-ways. Housing turnover is slow.

History

The origins of the town date to 18 April 1910 when a "Plat of Chevy Chase View" was recorded. Real estate developer Claude Livingstone designed the community the previous year and then conveyed it to Harry E. Smith and John L. Whitmore. Livingstone's design, except for a few minor street changes, has remained largely the same since. In 1924, a special tax district was formed.

On August 3, 1993, the Montgomery County Council unanimously voted to allow residents to vote on whether to incorporate as a town. Residents voted in favor of incorporation in a referendum held on September 21, 1993. The Montgomery County Council certified the results of the referendum, effective October 28, 1993.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2000 863
2010 920 6.6%
2019 (est.) 980 6.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 920 people, 298 households, and 250 families living in the town. The population density was 3,285.7 inhabitants per square mile (1,268.6/km2). There were 311 housing units at an average density of 1,110.7 per square mile (428.8/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 94.3% White, 2.2% African American, 0.1% Native American, 2.0% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.0% of the population.

There were 298 households, of which 42.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.5% were married couples living together, 6.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 16.1% were non-families. 13.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.09 and the average family size was 3.38.

The median age in the town was 44.1 years. 32% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 15.2% were from 25 to 44; 32% were from 45 to 64; and 16.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 48.5% male and 51.5% female.

Education

Resident students are zoned to schools in the Montgomery County Public Schools district, more specifically to Rosemary Hills Elementary School (PreK–2), North Chevy Chase Elementary School (3–5), Silver Creek Middle School (6–8), and Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School (9–12).

Transportation

2019-06-17 14 12 44 View north along Maryland State Route 185 (Connecticut Avenue) just south of Franklin Street in Chevy Chase View, Montgomery County, Maryland
MD 185 northbound in Chevy Chase View

The main state highway serving Chevy Chase View is Maryland Route 185 (Connecticut Avenue). MD 185 has an interchange with the nearest Interstate highway, Interstate 495 (the Capital Beltway), just south of the town limits. MD 185 also provides direct access to Washington, D.C.

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