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Living In The Area

Living in Silver Spring is, in a word, ideal. It is easy to embrace the local community - its friendly people, optimism, compassion and excitement. It is a place that quickly feels like home.

Situated in Montgomery County, Silver Spring is a Maryland suburb of Washington D.C., and also borders Prince George's County. This location provides close proximity to everything - from the rolling rural landscapes of upper Maryland, to the monumental attractions of the nation's capital, and everything in between.

About Montgomery County
The county offers highly desirable urban locations, suburban neighborhoods, and excellent schools. It is teeming with national parks, major business, medical and scientific organizations, plenty of attractions for kids, and historical and cultural sites.

Links for more information about Montgomery County:
Montgomery County Visitor's Guide
Montgomery County, Maryland

Area's Music, Arts, Theatre and More

  • Adventure Theatre at Glen Echo Park: The Washington area's longest-running children's theater
  • American Film Institute's Silver Theatre
  • Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County, Inc.
  • BlackRock Center for the Arts
  • Fish Middleton Jazz Scholarship Fund Inc.
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre at Rockville Civic Center Park
  • Gaithersburg Arts Barn
  • Glen Echo Park: A National Park that offers year-around activities in dance, theater and the arts for the surrounding communities and visitors from across the country
  • Glenview Mansion Art Gallery
  • Imagination Stage
  • Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington
  • National Philharmonic
  • Olney Theatre Center for the Arts
  • Rockville Arts Place
  • Round House Theatre
  • The Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda
  • The Dennis & Phillip Ratner Museum

Washington D.C.
Living near the nation's capital means having the history, character and attractions of one of the world's great cities at your fingertips. There is the National Zoo; the Kennedy Center; the White House; the U.S. Capitol; the Library of Congress; the Washington Monument; Smithsonian museums for art, history, aviation/aerospace, etc; world-class restaurants, theatre, entertainment and arts.

The District is minutes from Northern Virginia, 25 minutes from historic Annapolis, and less than 40 minutes from Baltimore's famous Inner Harbor.

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Whether it's enjoying a quiet visit to the Lincoln Memorial on a crisp autumn morning, or soaking in the nightlife and the buzz of national politics, Washington D.C. and the National Capital Area offer it all.

Prince George's County
The character of Prince George's County blends the historic with the up-and-coming. It has more 18th century homes than Williamsburg, Va. At the same time, it is home to the National Harbor Project: a 300-acre site on the Potomac River that features residential, commercial, and entertainment space as well as one of the area's largest hotel and convention centers.

Everyday living in the county offers excellent shopping, entertainment, culture and arts, ample parks, housing for all incomes and tastes, and a growing school system. Getting around the county is easy, with 13 stations served by Metro, the Washington D.C. subway system.

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Prince George's County attractions include:

  • National Harbor
  • The Bowie Baysox, the minor-league team of the Baltimore Orioles
  • FedEx Field, home of the NFL's Washington Redskins
  • The University of Maryland
  • The NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
  • Greenbelt National Park and Rosaryville State Park: 6,000 unspoiled acres for hiking, biking, picnicking and exploring
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