Severn is a census-designated place (CDP) in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States. The population was 44,231 at the 2010 census, a 26% increase from its population of 35,076 at the 2000 census. Severn is located at 39°7′58″N 76°41′38″W (39.132841, -76.694002) in northwestern Anne Arundel County. It is bordered by Hanover to the north, Glen Burnie to the east, Odenton and Millersville to the south, and Fort George G. Meade to the west. The Baltimore–Washington Parkway (Maryland Route 295) forms the northwestern edge of the CDP, Maryland Route 176 (Dorsey Road) forms the northern edge, and Interstate 97forms the eastern edge. Part of the southern boundary of the CDP is formed by the non-tidal portion of theSevern River. The Maryland Route 100 freeway runs through the northern part of the CDP, connecting the B-W Parkway and I-97. According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 17.7 square miles (45.9 km2), all of it land.