BALTIMORE COUNTY, MARYLAND

[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.

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County Seat: Towson, MD 21204
Form of Government: Charter since 1956
Population

1990 census: 692,134
2000 census: 754,292

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  • Central Light Rail Line (Baltimore County & City, & Anne Arundel County)

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    websites:
    Aging Dept.: www.baltimorecountyonline.info/p.cfm/agencies/aging/index.cfm
    Community College: www.ccbc.cc.md.us
    County Attorney: www.baltimorecountyonline.info/p.cfm/agencies/lawoffice/index.cfm
    County Council: www.baltimorecountycouncil.org
    County Executive: www.baltimorecountyonline.info/p.cfm/agencies/coex/index.cfm
    County Government: www.baltimorecountyonline.info
    Elections Board: www.baltimorecountyonline.info/p.cfm/agencies/elections/index.cfm
    Environmental Protection & Resource Management Dept.: www.baltimorecountyonline.info/p.cfm/agencies/deprm/index.cfm
    Fire Dept.: www.baltimorecountyonline.info/p.cfm/agencies/fire/index.cfm
    Health Dept.: www.baltimorecountyonline.info/p.cfm/agencies/health/index.cfm
    Information Technology Office: www.baltimorecountyonline.info/p.cfm/agencies/infotech/index.cfm
    Libraries: www.bcplonline.org/
    Permits & Development Management Dept.: www.baltimorecountyonline.info/p.cfm/agencies/permits/index.cfm
    Planning Office: www.baltimorecountyonline.info/p.cfm/agencies/planning/index.cfm
    Police Dept.: www.baltimorecountyonline.info/p.cfm/agencies/police
    Public Schools: www.bcps.org
    Public Works Dept.: www.baltimorecountyonline.info/p.cfm/agencies/pubwks/index.cfm
    Recreation & Parks Dept.: www.baltimorecountyonline.info/p.cfm/agencies/recparks/index.cfm
    Social Services Dept.: www.baltimorecountyonline.info/p.cfm/agencies/socserv/index.cfm
    www.dhr.state.md.us/baltocounty.htm
    State's Attorney: www.baltimorecountyonline.info/p.cfm/agencies/statesattorney/index.cfm

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     Maryland Manual On-Line, 2002

    November 5, 2002   
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