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Spring Ridge, Maryland
Country  United States of America
State  Maryland
County Flag of Frederick County, Maryland.png Frederick
Area
 • Total 2.67 sq mi (6.91 km2)
 • Land 2.64 sq mi (6.83 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)
Elevation
370 ft (110 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 5,795
 • Density 2,198/sq mi (848.6/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s) 301 and 240
FIPS code 24-74560
GNIS feature ID 1711956

Spring Ridge is census-designated place (CDP) and suburban housing community in Frederick County, in the U.S. state of Maryland, just outside the city of Frederick. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 5,795. Before 2010, it was part of the Linganore-Bartonsville, Maryland census-designated place, which was split into three for the 2010 census.

Geography

Spring Ridge is in east-central Frederick County, bordered to the west, across the Monocacy River, by the city of Frederick; to the north by Linganore Creek; to the east, at Meadow Road, by the Linganore CDP; and to the south, across Maryland Route 144, by the Bartonsville CDP. Interstate 70 runs through the middle of the Spring Ridge CDP, leading west 4 miles (6 km) to Frederick and east 34 miles (55 km) to the Baltimore Beltway. Primary access to the community is via the Spring Ridge Parkway from MD 144.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Spring Ridge CDP has a total area of 2.67 square miles (6.91 km2), of which 2.64 square miles (6.83 km2) is land and 0.031 square miles (0.08 km2), or 1.14%, is water.

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