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:
Agriculture Office: http://montgomerycountymd.gov/agservices/
Animal Services Division: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/animalservices/about/index.html
Appeals, Board of: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/boa/
Circuit Court: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/circuitcourt/
Community Partnerships Office: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/partnerships/
Consumer Protection Office: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/ocp/
Correction & Rehabilitation Dept.: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/cor/
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/home.aspx
County Government Directory: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/mcg/dept_contact.html
District Court: www.mdcourts.gov/district/directories/courtmap.html#MONTGOMERY
Economic Development Dept.: https://choosemontgomerycountymd.com/
Elections Board: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/elections/index2.html
Emergency Management & Homeland Security Office: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/oemhs/
Environmental Protection Dept.: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/dep/
Ethics Commission: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/ethics/
Finance Dept.: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/finance/
Fire & Rescue Services Dept.: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/mcfrs/
General Services Depts.: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/dgs/
Health & Human Services Dept.: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/hhs/
Housing & Community Affairs Dept.: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/dhca/
Human Resources Office: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/HR/index.html
Human Rights Office: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/humanrights/
Inspector General: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/oig/
Intergovernmental Relations Office: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/oir/
Job Service: www.dllr.state.md.us/county/mont/
Library: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/library/
Liquor Control Dept.: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/dlc/
Management & Budget Office: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/omb/
Montgomery College: www.montgomerycollege.edu/
Parks Dept.: www.montgomeryparks.org/
Permitting Services Dept.: http://permittingservices.montgomerycountymd.gov/DPS/general/Home.aspx
Planning Dept.: www.montgomeryplanning.org/
Police Dept.: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/pol/index.html
Procurement Office: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/pro/
Public Information Office: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/opi/site/contactOfficers.html
Public Schools: www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/
Recreation Dept.: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/rec/
Register of Wills: http://registers.maryland.gov/main/montgomery.html
Revenue Authority: www.mcra-md.com/
Sheriff's Office: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/sheriff/
Social Services Dept.: http://dhr.maryland.gov/local-offices/montgomery-county/
State's Attorney: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/sao/
Technology Services Dept.: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/dts/
Transportation Dept.: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/dot/index.html

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