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Sandy Spring

Sandy Spring is in northern Montgomery County, Maryland, just north of Washington, D.C.

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The U.S. Census Bureau combines Sandy Spring with the nearby community of Ashton to form the census-designated place of Ashton-Sandy Spring. According to figures released in 2010, the community had a total population of 5,628.

The town lies north of Brookeville, east of Olney and Rockville and north of Silver Spring.

The Quakers built their meeting house in 1817 near a fresh-water spring which gave its name to the community. In the late 19th century the community started a local school called the Sherwood Academy. This school was turned over to the Montgomery County Government in 1906 to become Sherwood High School, that county’s third public high school. A Quaker school, Sandy Spring Friends School, was established in 1961.