Redland, Maryland

Redland: A census-designated place in Prince George's County, Maryland. It is located in the Washington metropolitan area. Redland is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Redland Historic District

About

Redland is a city located in the county of Montgomery in the U.S. state of Maryland. After 6 years in 2016 city had an estimated population of 147,010 inhabitants.

Redland is an unincorporated community located in Montgomery County, Maryland, around 12 miles north of Washington D.C. While small, Redland has a rich history and charming local character.

Early History

Redland originated in the mid 19th century and was initially known as Redlands. The area was predominantly farmland, with brickmaking also prominent due to the local clay soil. The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad established a depot in Redland in 1873 to support the growing agricultural community.

By the early 20th century, Redland developed into a small rural town with general stores, blacksmith shops, taverns and churches to serve local farmers.

Redland Today

While no longer incorporated, present-day Redland retains its historic small town feel. Local features include:

  • Redland Historic District on Redland Road with historic buildings and Victorian houses
  • Redland United Methodist Church - Founded in 1858, still active today
  • Redland Store - Classic country store and local gathering spot
  • Redland Schools - Providing a public K-8 education
  • Redland Local Park - 38-acre park with sports facilities

Suburban Growth

As suburban expansion continues outside D.C., Redland has seen some new residential and commercial development. Yet the community maintains its rural roots and identity. Redland offers a scenic escape from big city life.

In summary, Redland is a window into Maryland’s historic countryside and agricultural communities, with humble roots and lasting local pride.

Redland locator map
Location of Redland on Maryland map.

Quick Facts about Redland

Population : 147,010 (2016)
Country : United States of America
State : Maryland (United States)
County : Montgomery County
Area : 18.65 km2
Altitude : 492 feet / 150 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 23:24:31 (21st February 2024)
Density : 7,881 Pop. per km² as of 2016
Montgomery County Maryland Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Redland Highlighted locator map image
Montgomery County Maryland Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Redland Highlighted
Montgomery County Maryland Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Redland Highlighted locator map image

Geography

Redland is located at 39°8'43"N 77°8'39"W (39.1453900, -77.1441500).

Redland map

Demographics

Year Population % Change Method
2011 138,666 - census
2016 147,010 5.68% Australian census 2016

Redland, Redlands

People born in Redland (1)

American judge John Ross Key was born in Redland

Schools in Redland

College & universities near Redland, MD

Code Name City ZIP
163426 Montgomery College Rockville (MD) 20850
455026 Omega Studios' School of Applied Recording Arts & Sciences Rockville (MD) 20852
447971 Hair Expressions Academy Rockville (MD) 20852
480693 Columbia Institute Silver Spring (MD) 20906-4503
434937 Yeshiva College of the Nations Capital Silver Spring (MD) 20902

Stations (23)

Amtrak & bus stations near Redland, MD

Code Name Address Type
RKV Rockville station 251 Hungerford Drive at Park Rd. RAIL
WAS Washington Union Station 50 Massachusetts Ave NE RAIL
NCR New Carrollton station 4300 Garden City Drive RAIL
FRR Frederick Airport, MD 1341 Hughes Ford Road BUS
FRC Frederick, MD 100 South East Street RAIL

Post offices near Redland

Post Office Name City ZIP
Derwood Post Office Derwood (MD) 20855
Washington Grov Post Office Washington Grove (MD) 20880
Suburban Window Scv Post Office Gaithersburg (MD) 20898
Gaithersburg Post Office Gaithersburg (MD) 20877
Olney Post Office Olney (MD) 20832

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City Name Population Title
Germantown 86,395 Census-designated place in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States
Silver Spring 71,452 A city in Montgomery County, Maryland.
Rockville 69,512 The most populous city in Montgomery County, Maryland.
Gaithersburg 67,741 The second most populous city in Montgomery County, Maryland.
Bethesda 62,448 A census-designated place (CDP) in Montgomery County, Maryland.
Aspen Hill 48,759 Census-designated place in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States
Potomac 44,965 Census-designated place in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States
North Bethesda 43,828 A census-designated place in Montgomery County, Maryland.
Olney 33,844 Unincorporated area of Montgomery County, Maryland, United States of America
Montgomery Village 32,032 Unincorporated community in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States
North Potomac 24,410 Census-designated place in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States
Fairland 23,681 Town in Oklahoma, United States
White Oak 19,020 Unincorporated area in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States
Takoma Park 17,696 City in Maryland, United States
Cloverly 15,126 Community in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States
Colesville 14,647 Unincorporated area in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Redland distances to largest Maryland cities