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Directions to the Census Bureau

Directions to the U.S. Census Bureau, Suitland Federal Center

Using Metro

From Northern Virginia:

  • Take Interstate 95 (Capital Beltway - Outer Loop) toward Alexandria
  • Proceed across the Woodrow Wilson Bridge and continue to Exit 11B, Pennsylvania Avenue - Washington
  • Take Pennsylvania Avenue to a left on Silver Hill Road (approximately 2.5 miles - 5 traffic lights)
  • Follow Silver Hill Road to a right into the Suitland Federal Center at Gate 5 (at the 4th traffic light, Swann Road)
  • Park at the guard station to register and obtain a visitor's parking permit. The guard will direct you to the visitor's parking area.

From Bethesda/Silver Spring/Wheaton:

  • Take the Capital Beltway - Inner Loop toward Andrews Air Force Base/Richmond (will be either Interstate 495 or 95 depending on where you get on the Beltway)
  • Take Exit 11B, Pennsylvania Avenue - Washington
  • Take Pennsylvania Avenue to a left on Silver Hill Road (approximately 2.5 miles - 5 traffic lights)
  • Follow Silver Hill Road to a right into the Suitland Federal Center at Gate 5 (at the 4th traffic light, Swann Road)
  • Park at the guard station to register and obtain a visitor's parking permit. The guard will direct you to the visitor's parking area.

From Baltimore:

  • Take the Baltimore-Washington Parkway or Interstate 95 toward Washington
  • Exit at the Capital Beltway, taking Interstate 95 South (Beltway - Inner Loop)
  • Continue toward Andrews Air Force Base and get off at Exit 11B, Pennsylvania Avenue - Washington
  • Take Pennsylvania Avenue to a left on Silver Hill Road (approximately 2.5 miles - 5 traffic lights)
  • Follow Silver Hill Road to a right into the Suitland Federal Center at Gate 5 (at the 4th traffic light, Swann Road)
  • Park at the guard station to register and obtain a visitor's parking permit. The guard will direct you to the visitor's parking area.

From Washington, D.C.:

  • Take Pennsylvania Avenue to a right onto Silver Hill Road (approximately 2 miles from the Maryland-DC line)
  • Follow Silver Hill Road to a right into the Suitland Federal Center at Gate 5 (at the 4th traffic light, Swann Road)
  • Park at the guard station to register and obtain a visitor's parking permit. The guard will direct you to the visitor's parking area.

Suitland Federal Center Map

Map of Census Federal Center




Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Systems Support Division | Last Revised: October 21, 2010