Lanham, Maryland

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Lanham, Maryland
Census-designated place
Lanham, Maryland is located in Maryland
Lanham, Maryland
Lanham, Maryland
Location within the state of Maryland
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Country  United States of America
State  Maryland
County 23x15px Prince George's
Area
 • Total 9.2 km2 (3.6 sq mi)
 • Land 9.1 km2 (3.5 sq mi)
 • Water 0.05 km2 (0.02 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 10,157
 • Density 1,100/km2 (2,900/sq mi)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 20706
GNIS feature ID 597661

Lanham is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Prince George's County, Maryland.[1] As of the 2010 United States Census it had a population of 10,157.[2] The New Carrollton station (the terminus of the Washington Metro's Orange Line) as well as an Amtrak station are across the Capital Beltway in New Carrollton, Maryland. Doctors Community Hospital is located in Lanham.[3]

History

The Thomas J. Calloway House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2005.[4]

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Lanham has a total area of 3.6 square miles (9.2 km2), of which 3.5 square miles (9.1 km2) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2), or 0.54%, is water.[5]

Education

Lanham is served by the Prince George's County Public Schools system.

Elementary schools
  • James McHenry Elementary School
  • Catherine T. Reed Elementary School
  • Gaywood Elementary School
  • Robert Goddard Montessori School
  • Seabrook Elementary School
Middle schools
High Schools
Colleges

Economy

Shoppers Food & Pharmacy, reverse logistics company Optoro, software company Vocus, media company Radio One and publisher Rowman & Littlefield are based in Lanham.

Demographics

Religion

Notable people

References

  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lanham, Maryland
  2. "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Lanham CDP, Maryland". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved December 20, 2011.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Doctors Community Hospital". Doctors Community Hospital website. Doctors Community Hospital. 2009-01-29.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. Staff (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Lanham CDP, Maryland". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved December 20, 2011.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>