Silver Spring, located in Montgomery County, Maryland, has a population of 71,452, according to the 2010 US Census. It is the fourth most populated place in Maryland after Baltimore, Columbia and Germantown.
Silver Spring lies north of Washington, D.C. Parks in the area include Rock Creek Park, Silgo Creek Park, Acorn Park and Jesus Blair Park. The median income for a family is $84,136.
Downtown Silver Spring hosts several entertainment events and festivals each year, including the AFI-Discovery Channel Silverdocs Documentary Festival. Aside from the Discovery Channel, downtown Silver Spring is the home to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), an agency of the United States Department of Commerce that includes the National Weather Service and the American Nurses Association.
Major roadways in Silver Spring include Georgia Avenue (MD 97), Colesville Road (US 29) and New Hampshire Avenue (MD 650). Notable past and present residents of Silver Spring include Brady Anderson, Lewis Black, Dave Chappelle, Connie Chung, Goldie Hawn, Nora Roberts and Ben Stein. The city is serviced by the Maryland Transit Administration, and accessible by the Metro, MARC and by bus.
Readers may want to check out the city’s library, which is maintained by the Montgomery County Public Libraries system. Parks and recreation information is available by visiting the Montgomery Parks website.
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