MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND

[County Seal, Montgomery County, Maryland]
  • Crime Solvers' hotline: 1-800-673-2777 (toll free)
  • Police Dept. tip hotline: (240) 777-2600
    or 1-800-755-9424 (toll free)
  • Shootings tip hotline: 1-888-324-9800 (toll free)
    e-mail: taskforce@co.mo.md.us

    Origin: Created from Frederick County by resolve of the Constitutional Convention of 1776, 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.

    County Code
    County Executives
    County Seat: Rockville, MD 20850
    Form of Government: Charter since 1948


    [photo, Lock 5, Chesapeake & Ohio (C & O) Canal, Potomac, Maryland] Population
    1990 census: 757,027
    2000 census: 873,341

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


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    websites:
    County Attorney: www.co.mo.md.us/services/attorney
    County Council: www.co.mo.md.us/council/council.html
    County Executive: www.co.mo.md.us/executive
    County Government: www.co.mo.md.us/government/welcome.html
    Elections Board: www.777vote.org
    Environmental Protection Dept.: www.co.mo.md.us/services/dep
    Health & Human Services Dept.: www.co.mo.md.us/services/hhs
    Housing & Community Affairs Dept.: www.co.mo.md.us/hca
    Job Service: www.careernet.state.md.us/county/montgomery.htm
    Library: www.mont.lib.md.us
    Montgomery College: www.mc.cc.md.us
    Montgomery County: www.co.mo.md.us/abotcnty.html
    Permitting Services Dept.: www.co.mo.md.us/services/permitting
    Police Dept.: www.co.mo.md.us/services/police
    Public Schools: www.mcps.k12.md.us
    Public Works & Transportation Dept.: www.dpwt.com
    Recreation Dept.: www.co.mo.md.us/services/rec
    Social Services Dept.: www.dhr.state.md.us/montgomery.htm
    State's Attorney: www.communityprosecution.org
    Transit Services Division: www.dpwt.com/TransSvcDiv/TransSvcDiv.html

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     Maryland Manual On-Line, 2002

    November 5, 2002   
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