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Aspen Hill Park is a neighborhood in Aspen Hill, Maryland. It is characterized by Single Family Detached Residential houses generally built around 1961-1963.

Location

Aspen Hill Park is north of Veirs Mill Road and/or Falcon Street; west of Evanston Street and/or Grenoble Drive; south of Kemper Street, Lance Court, Sloan Street, and Dowlais Court; and, east of Rock Creek. It is generally centered along Aspen Hill Road. Aspen Hill Park has two sections.

History

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Did you know...

Click on any highlighted days in the calendar on the left, and you'll get news about an event on that day. You can even log in and list your own events!

We have effectively completed mapping the historic large tracts of land on which Aspen Hill was developed into the modern form.

You might want to search for "neighborhood" or "subdivision" sometime...

In the news

(Archived as of 2014.)

Walmart withdrew its offer to build a store at this site, citing the uncertainties and extensive timeframe and delays in the Montgomery County zoning and permitting application and approval processes. ("Wal-Mart drops plans to build store in Aspen Hill, citing Montgomery zoning delay". Turque, Bill. Washington Post. August 13, 2014 downloaded 2014 August 13)


Kohl's opened in Northgate Plaza Shopping Center with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and Grand Opening at 8:30AM Wednesday, September 26 2012.

As of August 7, 2012, "micro-paving" will be ongoing along Parkland Drive from Aspen Hill Road to Chesterfield Road; along the length of Heathfield Road; and, along the segment of Marianna Drive between Parkland Drive and Bauer Drive. This will continue until completed, possibly the entire week.

As of April 2012, water-main and sanitation repairs and upgrades continue along Heathfield Road and nearby streets.

FACEBOOK group started: | Aspen Hill, MD -- Public Interest Group.

As of August 10, 2011, the street resurfacing is completed.

As of August 2, 2011 Street Resurfacing will commence between Parkland Drive and Arctic Avenue on Renn Street and West Frankfort Drive, and on Marianna Drive between Aspen Hill Road and Bauer Drive. The No Parking zone can be towing enforced.

As of July 2, 2011, street markings indicate impending street repairs on Bauer Drive from end to end within Aspen Hill, and on Arctic Avenue. Commuters may wish to seek alternate routes.

Aspen Hill Shell robbed; Luis Andres Portillo, 22, of the 4100 block of Heathfield Road,is arrested (Rockville man arrested Monday for weekend robbery of Aspen Hill gas station, Arias, Jeremy, Gazette, June 28 2011, downloaded 2011 June 28).

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Free Lunch for Kids

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Welcome

Featured Article

The Aspen Hill Park neighborhood. Complete with summaries of the plat maps, timelines, names from deeds, and Google Maps.

Previously Featured

SUBDIVISIONS. Rather than feature an article, we've featured a "super-category". This supercategory is a collection of categories... the category of Subdivisions. Each subdivision category has Plat Maps for the subdivisions, some history, and in many cases each subdivision has one or more articles giving detail about both historical and modern-day Aspen Hill.

The Wheaton Woods neighborhood. We just did a bit of research on the history, and there are links to Plat maps which should be of assistance to the historian.

More Previously Featured Articles?

General Characteristics of Aspen Hill, Maryland

Please see the Wikipedia entry for Aspen Hill, Maryland.

Please see our entry on General Characteristics of Aspen Hill, Maryland for MAPS and more detail.

Aspen Hill Maryland, is an aging suburb located north of Washington DC. It is about equally divided between Single Family Detached Residential houses and High Density Residential properties such as apartments or condominium units.

Renewal and Revitalization

Aspen Hill is becoming a Slumburbia. Current destabilization of the residential real-estate mortgage market is likely to accelerate this trend starting in early 2009. As of mid-2009, there are plans to begin infrastructure replacement and upgrades in the Wheaton Woods neighborhood south of Aspen Hill Road.

RUSSETT ROAD Repaving

Significant repaving and road repair will occur along the entire length of Russett Road, starting on or about August 10, 2009.

Wheaton Woods Renewal

Perhaps you would like to read more about the Wheaton Woods Renewal project. There are links there to information about projects, and how to give your input and opinions.

Aspen Hill is located in Council District 4 of Montgomery County, Maryland.

Demographics and History

We have reorganized with a new section on Demography and History.

Please read our History of Aspen Hill, Maryland

This is by no means to be considered an exhaustive, definitive, or even complete informational resource.

Neighborhoods

We have a fairly well-developed -- but not complete -- new section on Neighborhoods. This will include subdivision and development history, etc.

Crime, Public Safety and Law-Enforcement

We have an entire new section on Public Safety, Crime, and Law-Enforcement.

Site Features

"Old Website"

The old features of this site remain available. If you'd like you can search those features and pages.

Tax, Permit, Code Violation, License, and Criminal History Searches

You can Find Homeowner Property Information, Tax, Permitting, and Code Violation information. If you are thinking of moving here, use this to check out your potential future neighbors.

You may wish to Search Maryland Circuit Court records.

Perhaps you would also like to see the website of the Maryland division of Occupational and Professional Licensing. You can check the license/permit of contractors.

Events

See our listing of Current Events. <calendar>ajaxprevnext=on</calendar>

Links

Weather from NOAA

We have a listing of the stores at Aspen Hill's Shopping Centers, and list of freestanding retailers, which includes our "big box" stores as well as some convenience and specialty stores such as gas stations. Feel free to leave your remarks and ratings of any of these businesses.

See also our listing of Vacant Retail Space.

We have a list of Office Buildings and their occupants, such as dentists or optometrists.

Perhaps you would be interested in Apartments.

Perhaps you would like to know more about our Schools? This includes links to the State's demographic studies.

Perhaps you'd like to see a list of all of our Categories?

Or just use the "search" box on the left of the page.

Learn and Practice

Making a wiki page is easy. Come play in the Sandbox! You will have to log in first.

It may be that you will want to look at Help On Editing. You may also want to look at the "How to Edit A Page" Wikipedia article.

Once you know what you're doing, you can learn to make a calendar entry so that people will see your upcoming events in the calendar.

We Recommend

  1. Connected Communities
  2. Aspen Hill Civic Association
  3. Strathmore-Bel Pre Civic Association
  4. Montgomery County, Maryland, County Government website
  5. State of Maryland Government website
  6. Wikipedia entry for Aspen Hill, Maryland
  7. Wikipedia

Not In, But Near, Aspen Hill

  1. Rockville Central Blog Radio
  2. Greater Glenmont Civic Association