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A significant renaissance has occurred throughout Silver Spring in recent years. Additions of office, residential and retail developments has placed Silver Spring at the top of most desirable places to live for many.  Residents who work in Washington, D.C. find a tolerable 20 minute commute. The downtown area hosts a variety of entertainment and ethnic festivals. Outdoor recreation options include several spacious parks. During the warmer months, visitors enjoy outdoor concerts and patio dining. The State of Maryland established the Silver Spring Arts and Entertainment District in 2001. Promote community involvement, tourism and business revitalization in the area has been a priority.

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Academic Options: the city hosts campuses of Montgomery College and Howard University.

Silver Spring often refers to a very large area. Extending from the northern borders of Washington, DC,  to Prince George’s County, Maryland to the east and Howard County, Maryland to the north. The Downtown area is located along Georgia Avenue about 2 miles south of the Capital Beltway (I-495).

Neighborhoods

Kemp Mill, Fenton Village, Takoma Park; Woodside, Montgomery Hills, Blair, Seven Oaks, Calverton, Capitol View Park, Cloverly, Colesville, Fairland, Forest Glen, Four Corners, Hillandale, Montgomery Hills, Rock Creek Forest, Rosemary Hills, Wheaton, White Oak, Woodmoor, Aspen Hill

Interesting Facts:

Silver Spring takes its name from a mica-flecked spring discovered in 1840 by Francis Preston Blair. Blair subsequently bought much of the surrounding land. Acorn Park, tucked away in an area south away from the main downtown area, is believed to be the site of the original spring. The area that has a Silver Spring mailing address is larger in area than any city in Maryland except Baltimore. During the Civil War, Abraham Lincoln visited the Blair mansion multiple times. During some of the visits he relaxed by playing town ball with Francis P. Blair’s grandchildren.

 

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      Silver Spring Schools

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      301-989-5676
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      301-989-5668
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      301-989-6030
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      PK-5
      301-989-5770
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      PK-5
      301-649-8060
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      301-929-2165
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      301-929-2161
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      PK-5
      301-929-2040
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      PK-5
      301-562-2722
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      KG-5
      301-650-6440
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      301-989-5672
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      301-431-7616
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      PK-5
      301-650-6420
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      PK-5
      301-650-6426
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      301-649-8192
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      301-929-2010
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      301-929-2014
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      PK-5
      301-989-5658
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      PK-5
      301-989-5662
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      PK-5
      301-595-2930
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      PK-5
      301-649-8051
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      KG-5
      301-460-2170
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      PK-5
      301-989-5650
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      301-595-2940
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      301-929-4426
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      PK-5
      301-649-8046
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      301-929-2157
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      301-649-8590
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      PK-5
      301-929-2505
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      301-422-5070
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      PK-2
      301-650-6400
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      301-460-2145
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      301-649-8000
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      301-431-7607
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      301-431-7667
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