Silver Spring is a suburban city located in Montgomery County, Maryland just north of Washington, DC. The Downtown Silver Spring area has recently undergone a major transformation with the addition of great restaurants, entertainment, and a variety of shopping venues. During the warmer months visitors enjoy outdoor concerts and patio dining.
LocationSilver Spring often refers to a large geographic area, extending from the borders of Washington, DC to the south, 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).
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Neighborhoods Near Silver SpringKemp 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
Silver Spring DemographicsAccording to the 2000 census, Silver Spring is home to 76,540 residents. The race breakdown is as follows: White: 46.6%; Black: 28.1%; Asian: 8.2%; Hispanic/Latino: 22.2 %. Population under age 15: 19.7%; 65 and over: 9.6 %; Median household income: $ 51,653 (1999).
Silver Spring Public TransportationMARC Train (Brunswick Line)
Metrorail Red Line
Metrobus Ride On
Greyhound Bus Terminal
Points of Interest in Silver Spring
- AFI Silver Theater and Cultural Center
- The Fillmore Silver Spring
- National Capital Trolley Museum
- George Meany Memorial Archives
- Round House Theater
Blair Mansion Inn
Silver Spring Annual EventsSilver Spring Restaurant Week
Silver Spring Swings – Free Summer Concerts
Silverdocs Documentary Film Festival
Silver Spring Jazz Festival
Silver Spring Thanksgiving Parade
Silver Spring HotelsCourtyard by Marriott - Downtown Silver Spring
Courtyard by Marriott - Silver Spring North
Residence Inn by Marriott
Silver Spring WebsitesSilver Spring Downtown
Downtown Silver Spring
Greater Silver Spring Chamber of Commerce