Silver Spring occupies roughly 7.2 square miles of land surrounding the northernmost “apex” of the DC border. It’s home to the Discovery Channel, the old Canada Dry Bottling Plant, Brookside Gardens, the American Film Institute and just over 70,000 residents. President Lincoln is said to have visited multiple times during the Civil War.
Famous residents have included:
- Carl Bernstein (of Watergate fame)
- Rachel Carson (Author of Silent Spring)
- Matt Drudge (internet news guy)
- Goldie Hawn
- Nora Roberts (author)
Why is it named Silver Spring? Click here for more details!
The ACORN is the symbol of Silver Spring. Click here to visit the Silver Spring Historical Society for more fun facts.
Single family homes in Silver Spring can be had starting in the high $100,000’s on up to about $1,500,000.