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Discover the Neighborhood of South Kensington, MD

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This article is sponsored by Maryland Injury Guys, the personal injury lawyers in South Kensington. Learn more about the neighborhood of South Kensington and explore the local landmarks.

The Community of South Kensington, Maryland

South Kensington is a census-designated place (CDP) with a total land area of 2.1 square miles. Located in Montgomery County, Maryland, this community is an unincorporated area, signifying that the neighborhood's boundaries are blurred. The coordinates for South Kensington are 39.01778 degrees north latitude and 77.07667 degrees west longitude. Learn more about the area of nearby Wheaton, MD.


As reported by the 2000 census, 7,887 people, 3,061 households, and 2,170 families lived in the community of South Kensington, MD. The population density comprises 3,699.2 people per square mile. 42-years-old was the average age of residents living in South Kensington. The racial makeup of this CDP was:

  • 92.08% White
  • 4.88% Hispanic or Latino of Any Race
  • 2.83% Asian
  • 2.42% African American
  • 1.52% Two or More Races
  • 0.95% Other Race
  • 0.15% Native American
  • 0.05% Pacific Islander

The median household and family size was 2.52 and 2.99, respectively.

  • 61.9% were married couples
  • 33.2% had children under the age of 18
  • 29.1% were non-families
  • 23.0% were individuals
  • 11.2% were people living alone who were 65 or older.
  • 6.9% had a female householder

Silver Creek Middle School

As the only middle school in South Kensington, Silver Creek Middle School is an International Baccalaureate (IB) school designated to the Montgomery County Public Schools System. Based on the website SchoolDigger, Silver Creek Middle is given a rating of four out of five. Its overall ranking as a middle school in Maryland is 37 out of 316. Approximately, there are 887 students that attend this middle school. The student-to-teacher ratio is about 17.2. Silver Creek Middle School has many after-school programs that cater to the students' needs and interests. Some of these programs include Art Club, Book Wars, Fitness and Sports, Girls Who Code, Husky Drama and Green Team.

Washington D.C. Temple

The Washington D.C. Temple is a temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It is the 16th operating and 18th constructed temple of the LDS Church. The temple is located near the Capital Beltway and was the first temple built east of the Mississippi River since 1846. The temple was constructed in 1968 and cost around $15 million. Members of the church were asked to contribute to the construction of the temple. They were able to donate $6 million for the building.

As the construction came to an end, the temple received a lot of public attention from press releases, so tickets for the open house were quickly sold out. There have only been minor renovations done to the temple since. Architect Keith W. Wilcox designed the Washington D.C. Temple. The design of this temple imitates the temple in Salt Lake City due to its use of white Alabama marble and incorporation of six spires – three on each side. The towers on the west represented the Aaronic priesthood, and the towers on the east represent the Melchizedek priesthood. With an area of about 160,000 square feet, the floor of the temple is the third-largest among the other church temples.

Since 1978, the Washington D.C. Temple has hosted the Festival of Lights. Every year, the festival is held at the visitors' center from early Dec. to early Jan., with different ambassadors invited as guest speakers. The features that attract visitors from neighboring cities and states are the live performances, public lighting ceremony and narrated nativity scene.

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Aaron Blank Esq
Date Published: May 8, 2021
Aaron Blank is a patient safety advocate who holds the healthcare system responsible when it fails. He keeps businesses accountable if they choose profits over the safety of the community, and he ensures car insurance companies pay their fair share for the harm that reckless drivers cause. Aaron and his proficient legal team bring an approach based on dedication, guidance, and compassion through the difficult process of pursuing serious injury claims. He has dedicated his career to fighting for injury victims to recover losses from medical expenses, lost income, loss of enjoyment of life, or the loss of a loved one.
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