MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND

[County Seal, Montgomery County, Maryland] Origin: Montgomery County was formed by resolve of the Constitutional Convention of 1776 on September 6, 1776 (effective October 1, 1776). Created from Frederick County, Montgomery County was named for Revolutionary War General Richard Montgomery (1738-1775). Born in Swords, County Dublin, Ireland, General Montgomery died leading Continental forces against Quebec.

Boundaries: Bounded northwest by Frederick County; northeast by Patuxent River; south by Potomac River & District of Columbia.
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County Seat: Rockville, MD 20850
Form of Government: Charter since 1948
Population: 1990 census: 757,027; 2000 census: 873,341; 2010 census: 971,777


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[photo, Lock 5, Chesapeake & Ohio (C & O) Canal, Potomac, Maryland]

Lock 5, Chesapeake & Ohio (C & O) Canal, Potomac, Maryland, April 2001. Photo by Ann J. Baker.


websites:
Correction & Rehabilitation Dept.: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/cor/index.html
County Attorney: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/cat/index.html
County Council: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/council/
County Executive: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/exec/index.html
County Government: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/index.aspx
County Government Directory: www2.montgomerycountymd.gov/MCGAppPortal/Departments.aspx
Economic Development Dept.: www.choosemontgomerymd.com/
Elections Board: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/elections/index2.html
Emergency Preparedness: http://montgomerycountymd.gov/ccm/emergencyinfo.html
Environmental Protection Dept.: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/dep/
Fire & Rescue Services Dept.: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/mcfrs/
Health & Human Services Dept.: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/hhs/
Housing & Community Affairs Dept.: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/dhca/
Job Service: www.dllr.state.md.us/county/mont/
Library: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/library/
Montgomery College: http://cms.montgomerycollege.edu/edu/
Permitting Services Dept.: http://permittingservices.montgomerycountymd.gov/DPS/general/Home.aspx
Police Dept.: www.mymcpnews.com/
Public Schools: www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/
Recreation Dept.: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/rec/
Register of Wills: http://registers.maryland.gov/main/montgomery.html
Social Services Dept.: www.dhr.state.md.us/blog/?p=234
State's Attorney: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/sao/
Technology Services Dept.: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/dts/index.html
Transportation Dept.: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/dot/index.html

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