Georgetown is one of the oldest
neighborhoods in Washington,
served as a major port and commercial center during colonial times because of
its prime location on the Potomac River.
is a vibrant community with upscale shops, bars and restaurants along its
cobblestone streets. Many of the homes along the tree-lined streets are 200
year-old restored row houses with beautiful gardens. Georgetown housing is expensive
Georgetown is located in Washington, DC north of
the Potomac River just across the Francis
Bridge. The main
thoroughfares are M Street and Wisconsin
Avenue. The neighborhood extends from Georgetown University
to the west to Rock Creek Parkway
to the east to Montrose Park and Oak
to the north.