Landover, Maryland facts for kids
|Motto: "Maryland With Pride"|
|Country||United States of America|
|• Total||4.1 sq mi (10.6 km2)|
|• Land||4.1 sq mi (10.5 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|• Density||5,639/sq mi (2,177/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||597655|
Landover was named for the town of Llandovery, Wales.
Landover is located at. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, it has an area of 4.07 square miles (10.55 km2), of which 0.004 square miles (0.01 km2), or 0.13%, is water.
Though small, Landover houses many neighborhoods, which include Glenarden, Brightseat, Ardmore, Palmer Park, Kentland, Dodge Park,Cheverly, Columbia Park, Willow Hills (Hill Road), Belle Haven, Lansdowne, and Village Green. Metrorail's Orange Line passes through the community. Landover Hills is a separate, incorporated community a few miles away. Landover is the birthplace of the late Len Bias. From 1960 to 1972, Landover was the home of jazz guitarist and educator Steve Rochinski.
Arts and culture
Beall's Pleasure and Ridgley Methodist Episcopal Church are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
A Harlem Renaissance Festival occurs at Kentland-Columbia Park Community Center in Landover every year in May.
Images for kids
Landover station, located off MD 202
Landover, Maryland Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.