United States

Census-designated place in Maryland, United States

Wheaton

Population: 53,373

Wheaton

Wheaton is a census-designated place in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States, north of Washington, D.C., northwest of Silver Spring. Wheaton takes its name from Frank Wheaton (1833–1903), a career officer in the United States Army and volunteer from Rhode Island in the Union Army who rose to the rank of major-general while serving before, during, and after the American Civil War.

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