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.

Population (1990 Census): 692,134
Form of Government: Charter since 1956
County Seat: Towson, MD 21204



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

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