Located in Montgomery County, Rockshire is a small community located in the town of Upper Marlboro. It is close to Fallsmead, Woodley Gardens, and the Willows of Potomac. Residents attend Fallsmead Elementary School and Lakewood Elementary School. They attend Robert Frost Middle School and Thomas Sprigg Wootton High School. Other nearby schools include Washington College, McLean, and Woodley Gardens.

The Rockshire housing development was originally farmland owned by Thomas Sprigg Wootton, the founder of Montgomery County. His son Richard Wootton built a grist mill that still stands in Wootton’s Mill Park. The Wootton farm and grist mill were owned by the Benson family and the Two Brothers in the 1800s. The last owners of the farm were C.C. Veirs. More here.

Homes in Rockshire are in the middle of the city, and are a popular place for families. The majority of homes are assigned to Wootton High School. The neighborhood also offers a public pool. Homeowners in Rockshire have access to both the Washington D.C. and Baltimore-Washington, MD metro. To buy a home in Rockshire, you should check the school assignments. Some residents of the community have children in the nearby elementary and middle schools. Details here.

Rockshire Pool

Thomas S. Wootton High School Technology Student Association

Sterling Care Rockville Nursing

OSSA Tennis Academy

Wootton’s Mill Park, Community Garden