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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
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[photo, Baltimore County Public Safety Building, 700 East Joppa Road, Towson, Maryland] Population
1990 census: 692,134
2000 census: 754,292
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  • 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
    Circuit Court: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/agencies/circuit/index.html
    Community College: www.ccbcmd.edu
    County Attorney: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/agencies/law/index.html
    County Council: www.baltimorecountycouncil.org
    County Executive: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/agencies/executive/index.html
    County Government: www.baltimorecountymd.gov
    Elections Board: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/agencies/elections/index.html
    Emergency Preparedness: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/directory/publicsafety/directory_publicsafety_emergencyprep
    Environmental Protection & Resource Management Dept.: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/agencies/environment/index.html
    Fire Dept.: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/agencies/fire/index.html
    Health Dept.: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/agencies/health/index.html
    Information Technology Office: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/agencies/infotech/index.html
    Job Service: www.dllr.state.md.us/county/baco/
    Libraries: www.bcpl.info
    Permits & Development Management Dept.: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/agencies/permits/index.html
    Planning Office: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/agencies/planning/index.html
    Police Dept.: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/agencies/police
    Public Defender: www.opd.state.md.us/locations/towson.htm
    Public Schools: www.bcps.org
    Public Works Dept.: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/agencies/publicworks/index.html
    Recreation & Parks Dept.: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/agencies/recreation/index.html
    Register of Wills: www.registers.state.md.us/county/ba/html/baltimore.html
    Social Services Dept.: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/agencies/socserv/index.html
    www.dhr.state.md.us/baltocounty.htm
    State's Attorney: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/agencies/statesattorney/index.html

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