Baltimore County, Maryland
Baltimore County is a suburban county located in the northern portion of U.S. state of Maryland.
In 2009, its population was estimated to be 789,814. Its county seat is Towson. The name of the county was derived from the barony of the Proprietor of the Maryland colony, in County Longford, Ireland. It should be noted that Baltimore County does not include the City of Baltimore, which was split off as an independent city in 1851.
This county is a part of the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area.
The northern regions of Baltimore County are primarily rural, featuring a "Piedmont Plateau" landscape of rolling hills and deciduous forests. The southern and south-central regions of the county lie on the Atlantic coastal plain are primarily suburban in character.
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Useful Baltimore County Links:
- The Official Baltimore County Maryland Government Website
- Baltimore County Police
- Baltimore County Public Schools
- Community College
- Baltimore County Library
- Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - Baltimore County, Maryland