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Silver Spring

In the Washington metro area, Silver Spring is located in Montgomery County 10 miles north of the city center just inside the Beltway on US 29.

In 1842, Washington Globe editor Francis Preston Blair discovered a spring in a heavily wooded area north of Washington D.C. He later purchased the land around the spring, built a home and named it Silver Spring after the sparkling spring. By 1899 the first post office was built and Blair became the first postmaster for the small farming community.

It is now a thriving upscale residential area of more than 60,000.

Seventh Day Adventist World Headquarters |
Education Sharp Suspension Programs |
Restaurants, Cafes, Delis, Bakeries Los Arrieros Restaurant & Night Club | Holy Cross Hospital |
Motels, Hotels and Resorts Holiday Inn Silver Spring |
Residential and Commercial Real Estate Ginger Hand, Realtor | Sylvia Marlene Jones REALTOR | Zalco Realty |
RV campgrounds and dealers Barrie Camp |
Shopping Pampered Paws Fine Jewelry |

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