Gambrills, Maryland

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Gambrills, Maryland
Census-designated place
Gambrills, Maryland is located in Maryland
Gambrills, Maryland
Location within the state of Maryland
Coordinates: 39°05′06″N 76°39′19″W / 39.08500°N 76.65528°W / 39.08500; -76.65528Coordinates: 39°05′06″N 76°39′19″W / 39.08500°N 76.65528°W / 39.08500; -76.65528
Country  United States of America
State  Maryland
County Anne Arundel
Area
 • Total 7.6 sq mi (19.7 km2)
 • Land 7.6 sq mi (19.7 km2)
 • Water 0.8 sq mi (2.2 km2)
Elevation 90 ft (30 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,800
 • Density 368/sq mi (142.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 21054
FIPS code 24-31350
GNIS feature ID 2583626

Gambrills refers to two neighboring places in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, in the Baltimore metro area: the unincorporated community of Gambrills, and the Gambrills census-designated place (CDP). The original community of Gambrills is now part of the Odenton CDP, while the Gambrills CDP lies to the northeast of the original community. It is a suburb of Annapolis, Maryland. The area was named for Augustine Gambrill, plantation owner. The population of the CDP was 2,800 at the 2010 census,[1] up from 1,759 in 2000. Gambrills is served by MARC, the Maryland commuter rail service. There is a busy MARC station in the neighboring town of Odenton, with regular rail service to Baltimore and Washington, DC.

Geography[edit]

The original village of Gambrills is located along Maryland Route 175 (Annapolis Road), 2 miles (3 km) southeast of the center of Odenton. The CDP of Gambrills is to the northeast, separated from the village by Maryland Route 32, the Patuxent Freeway. The Gambrills CDP is bordered to the east by Interstate 97, a freeway connecting Baltimore and Annapolis.

Schools[edit]

The area is served by the following schools:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Gambrills CDP, Maryland". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved May 30, 2013.