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Welcome to Petworth

Welcome to Petworth, an eclectic neighborhood in Northwest Washington, D.C., celebrated for its historic charm and modern vibrancy. Easily accessible via the Green and Yellow Metro lines, Petworth's rich history dates back to the 1800s. Today, Petworth is a diverse and welcoming locale, home to families, professionals, and artists. Explore attractions like Lincoln's Cottage, Old Soldier's Home, and the Petworth Arts Collective, or enjoy the green spaces of Petworth Park, Malcolm X Park, and Meridian Hill Park. With its lively food scene and cultural offerings, Petworth is more than a neighborhood—it's a unique and welcoming community ready to be discovered.

Does Petworth sound like the place for you? Let's take a look at lifestyles and homes for sale in this iconic DC district.

Quick Facts 

Population: 12,482
County: Washington
Zip Codes: 20036
Median Home Value:

Travel & Commute

National Mall: 25 mins
Capitol Building: 20 mins
Arlington: 25 mins
Major Roads: Georgia Ave NW, Kennedy St NW, 16th St NW

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Everything You'll LOVE in Petworth

Top-notch shopping

Whether you're craving an afternoon of boutique shopping or bookstore browsing, you'll never run out of new retailers to scope out in Petworth. If you want to score some truly unique finds, try heading to the Dupont Little Flea Market or check out the community's year-round farmers market, which is open every Sunday. Locals also love spots like Kramers Bookstore and Cafe, Tabletop, and The Proper Topper.

Delicious dining

Thanks to the dozens of nearby international embassies, Petworth boasts a diverse culinary scene that has something for just about anyone. Foodies relish in this area's diverse selection of cozy cafes, trendy bars, high-end eateries, and casual spots. Keren Cafe and Restaurant, The Palm, and Pizzeria Paradiso are just a few top favorites in Petworth.

Unique attractions

It's no secret that Washington DC is one of the most popular travel destinations in the entire country, and Petworth has its fair share of interesting attractions you'll want to explore. Start your tour of Dupont's must-see spots by visiting the area's namesake traffic loop, which features an iconic fountain. You can also go on a self-guided tour of Embassy Row, explore the Phillips Collection, or pay a visit to the National Geographic Museum. Petworth also hosts a number of events throughout the year, including Capital Pride and the High Heel Race.

An ideal location

Most residents of Petworth also work in the heart of DC. Thankfully, it's easy to get wherever you need to go via the Dupont Traffic Circle or the Red Line Metro stop on Connecticut Avenue. A number of bus stops also surround the streets adjacent to the Dupont Traffic Circle.

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