BALTIMORE COUNTY, MARYLAND

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[County Seal, Baltimore County, Maryland] Origin: The legal origin of Baltimore County is not known, but it was in existence by January 12, 1659/60 when a writ was issued to the sheriff of the county. The County name was derived from the name of the Proprietary's Barony in Ireland in the county of Longford.

Boundaries: Bounded north by Pennsylvania; east by Harford County & Chesapeake Bay; south by Patapsco River & Baltimore City; west by Carroll & Howard counties.


[photo, Baltimore County Public Safety Building, 700 East Joppa Road, Towson, Maryland] County Code & Charter
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County Seat:
Towson, MD 21204
Form of Government: Charter since 1956
Population: 1990 census: 692,134; 2000 census: 754,292; 2010 census: 805,029

Baltimore County Public Safety Building, 700 East Joppa Road, Towson, Maryland, May 2004. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


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websites:
Aging Dept.: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/aging/index.html
Animal Services: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/health/animalservices/index.html
Budget & Finance Office: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/budfin/index.html
Circuit Court: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/circuit/index.html
Communications Office: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/executive/communications/index.html
Community College: www.ccbcmd.edu/
Corrections Dept.: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/corrections/index.html
County Auditor's Office: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/auditor/index.html
County Council: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/countycouncil/
County Executive: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/executive/index.html
County Government: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/
County Government Directory: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Contact_Us/telephone/helpful_numbers.html
District Court: www.courts.state.md.us/district/directories/courtmap.html#BALTIMORECOUNTY
Economic & Workforce Development Dept.: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/economicdev/baltimorecountybusiness/index.html
Elections Board: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/elections/index.html
Environmental Protection & Sustainability Dept.: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/environment/index.html
Ethics Commission: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/ethics/index.html
Fire Dept.: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/fire/index.html
Health Dept.: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/health/index.html
Homeland Security & Emergency Management Office: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/emergency_prep/index.html
Housing Office: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/housing/index.html
Human Resources Office: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/humanresources/index.html
Information Technology Office: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/infotech/index.html
Job Service: www.dllr.state.md.us/county/baco/
Landmarks Preservation Commission: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/planning/historic_preservation/landmarks_preservation_commission/index.html
Law Office: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/law/index.html
Libraries: www.bcplonline.org/
Neighborhood Improvement Division: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/planning/fairhousing/index.html
Orphans' Court: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/orphanscourt/index.html
People's Counsel: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Contact/peoplescounsel
Permits, Approvals & Inspections Dept.: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/permits/index.html
Planning Dept.: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/planning/index.html
Police Dept.: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/police/index.html
Public Schools: www.bcps.org/
Public Works Dept.: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/publicworks/index.html
Purchasing Division: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/budfin/purchasing/index.html
Recreation & Parks Dept.: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/recreation/index.html
Register of Wills: http://registers.maryland.gov/main/baltimore.html
Sheriff's Office: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/sheriff/index.html
Social Services Dept.: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/socialservices/index.html
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State's Attorney: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/statesattorney/index.html
Tourism & Promotion Office: www.enjoybaltimorecounty.com/

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