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Sand Spring, Maryland

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The location of Sand Spring

Welcome to Sand Spring ...

Sand Spring is located in Garrett County.

The location of Sand Spring has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for Sand Spring: Sand Spg. (or less commonly used: Sand Spng. or Sand Sprng.)

Sand Spring is 2,160 feet [658 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Sand Spring is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Sand Spring lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Sand Spring: (301) & (240)<3>

Communities near Sand Spring ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Deer Park   [Map]   369   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Friendsville   [Map]   475   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Grantsville   [Map]   875   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Loch Lynn Heights   [Map]   528   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Mountain Lake Park   [Map]   2,080   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Oakland   [Map]   1,838   S   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Sand Spring.

Communities Also Named Sand Spring ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Sand Spring - they are located in Alabama, Kansas and Pennsylvania.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Sand Spring.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Sand Spring. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sand Spring. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sand Spring.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Sand Spring:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sand Spring ...

Looking for more information about Sand Spring? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Sand Spring? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Sand Spring, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Sand Spring.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sand Spring. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sand Spring - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (240) is an overlay for area code (301).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sand Spring) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sand Spring. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6726, Longitude: -79.4595     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sand Spring have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Sand Spring.

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