Chevy Chase Section Three, Maryland
Official logo of Chevy Chase Section Three, Maryland
Location in Montgomery County and Maryland
Location in Montgomery County and Maryland
Coordinates: 38°58′45″N 77°4′23″W / 38.97917°N 77.07306°W / 38.97917; -77.07306
Country United States
State Maryland
Special tax district1916
IncorporatedJune 24, 1982[1]
 • Total0.12 sq mi (0.30 km2)
 • Land0.12 sq mi (0.30 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
344 ft (105 m)
 • Total802
 • Density6,854.70/sq mi (2,652.77/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)240 and 301
FIPS code24-16730
GNIS feature ID1669430

Chevy Chase Section Three is a village in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States. It was organized as a special tax district in 1916 and incorporated as a village in 1982. The population was 802 at the 2020 census.[3]

It is part of a larger community, colloquially referred to as Chevy Chase, that includes several adjoining settlements in Montgomery County and one neighborhood of Washington, D.C.


Chevy Chase Section Three is located in southern Montgomery County at 38°58′45″N 77°4′23″W / 38.97917°N 77.07306°W / 38.97917; -77.07306 (38.979043, -77.072948).[5] It is bordered by the town of Chevy Chase to the west, Chevy Chase Section Five to the north, Martin's Additions to the east, and Chevy Chase Village to the south. It is less than one mile northwest of the border with the District of Columbia and 5 miles (8 km) northwest of downtown Washington.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the village has an area of 0.12 square miles (0.31 km2), all land.[2] The town is in the watershed of Rock Creek. There are 280 residential lots in Section 3, and the village also contains the Chevy Chase United Methodist Church.[6]


Historical population
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

2010 census

As of the census[8] of 2010, 760 people resided in the village. The population density was 6,333.3 inhabitants per square mile (2,445.3/km2). There were 278 housing units at an average density of 2,316.7 per square mile (894.5/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 92.1% White, 1.3% African American, 0.1% Native American, 2.6% Asian, 0.7% from other races, and 3.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.9% of the population.

There were 271 households, of which 41.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.4% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 17.7% were non-families. The average household size was 2.80; but 15.5% consisted of one person, and 9.5% of one person 65 years of age or older.

The population included 223 families whose average size was 3.11.

The median age in the village was 43.8 years. 28.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.7% were from 25 to 44; 28.2% were from 45 to 64; and 20.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 47.0% male and 53.0% female.

2000 census

At the 2000 census,[9] the median household income was $150,000, and the median family income was $162,659. Males had a median income of $100,000 versus $60,313 for females. The per capita income for the village was $76,392. About 0.9% of families and 1.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen or sixty-five or over.

Law and government

Chevy Chase Section Three has a five-member village council elected by the residents.[10] The village also falls under the jurisdiction of the Montgomery County Council.


Residents are served by the Montgomery County Public Schools. Residents are zoned to Rosemary Hills Elementary School (PreK-2) Chevy Chase Elementary School (3-6), Silver Creek Middle School and Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School.[11]


MD 186 northbound in Chevy Chase Section Three

Maryland Route 186 (Brookville Road) which traverses the east edge of the village from south to north. Maryland Route 185 (Connecticut Avenue) follows the west edge of the village corporate limits in a similar orientation.


  1. ^ "Chevy Chase, Village Of, Section 3". Maryland Manual. Retrieved 27 June 2017.
  2. ^ a b "2022 U.S. Gazetteer Files: Maryland". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 6, 2023.
  3. ^ a b "P1. Race – Chevy Chase Section Three village, Maryland: 2020 DEC Redistricting Data (PL 94-171)". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved June 6, 2023.
  4. ^ "Chevy Chase Section Three MD ZIP Code". 2023. Retrieved April 18, 2023.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  6. ^ "Village History - Chevy Chase Village Section 3". Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 14 August 2017.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  8. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-25.
  9. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  10. ^ "Chevy Chase Section Three Charter" (PDF). Retrieved 14 August 2017.
  11. ^ "Schools - Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, MD". Retrieved 14 August 2017.