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 Howard County Maryland History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Howard County is a successful melding of old and new, urban and rural, where the rolling green hills of the Piedmont meet the rocky fall line of the glaciers.
Howard County became the 21st of Maryland's 23 counties in 1851, with the county seat at Ellicott Mills.
George Howard was the 22nd governor and the son of John Eager Howard, the County's namesake.
www.howardcounty.com /12/history.asp   (2715 words)

  
 Howard County Tourism Council
Originally part of Anne Arundel County, Howard County was designated the Howard District in 1839, in honor of John Eager Howard, statesman, soldier, and fifth governor of Maryland.
Howard County became the 21st of Maryland’s 23 counties in 1851.
Howard County was mainly the farming and hunting grounds of Native Americans until 1608 when Captain John Smith of Jamestown sailed up the Patapsco River.
www.visithowardcounty.com /history/index.html   (1002 words)

  
 Howard County | Maryland Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
As a charter county, Howard exercises powers and operates departments which are not traditional functions of sparsely populated rural Maryland counties.
County services include education, health, parks and recreation, planning, highways, water and sewerage systems, police and fire protection, libraries, housing inspection, an office on aging, and human service agencies with programs for youth, child care, consumer protection, manpower and community development, housing, and human rights.
The Howard County Library is composed of a Central Library in Columbia, Miller Branch Library at Ellicott City, Savage (not open on Sunday), Lisbon (a community library), and an East-Colombia Branch is opened on Sunday, Elkridge Branch Library in Elkridge not opened on Sunday.
www.capitalbay.com /maryland.asp?blurb=186   (1656 words)

  
 Realty Times - Real Estate News and Advice
Howard County, Maryland real estate is so hot that Realtors are recommending buyers have preapproval letters from lenders in hand before they even start looking at homes.
The county seat is Ellicott City, which covers a good portion of the county, and includes a historic district as well as multi-million dollars estates.
Howard County is located along the Baltimore-Washington corridor and has a population of 185,000.
realtytimes.com /rtcpages/20040920_howardcounty.htm   (888 words)

  
 HCG Home Page: Welcome Message
County Executive-Elect Ken Ulman (center) is joined by his new Chief of Staff Aaron Greenfield(left) and Lonnie Robbins his selection for Chief Administrative Officer.
County Executive-Elect Ken Ulman announced the first two members of his executive cabinet with the appointments of Lonnie Robbins as Chief Administrative Officer and Aaron Greenfield as Chief of Staff.
Robbins is a 17 year veteran of Howard County Government who currently serves as the Deputy Chief Administrative Officer.
www.co.ho.md.us   (127 words)

  
 Howard County Democratic Party
The successes here in Howard County and across the State were truly a strong and vibrant message.
Howard County is still blue in spite of Republican efforts to make it bleed red.
Howard County contributed to the election of the O’Malley/Brown ticket as the next Governor/Lt. Governor.
www.howardcountydems.com   (573 words)

  
 HOWARD COUNTY GENEALOGY
Howard County Maryland Was Established as a County 4 July 1851 being before then a part of Anne Arundel County.
The First Families of Anne Arundel and Baltimore Counties is a collection of linked family group sheets of early settlers of Baltimore and Anne Arundel Counties (for now we are working on families who were in the area by 1720) and links to other sites with linage data.
The Civil War in Howard Co was remembered in 1962 with a centenial program by the Howard County Historical Society and the local and state governments.
www.rootsweb.com /~mdhoward   (1551 words)

  
 Howard County, Maryland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Howard County is a county located in the central part of the U.S. state of Maryland, between Baltimore and Washington, D.C. The county was named for John Eager Howard, an officer in the American Revolutionary War and Governor of Maryland.
The center of population of Maryland is located on the county line between Howard County and Anne Arundel County, in the unincorporated town of Jessup [1].
Howard County Library ranks first in the nation among great public libraries according to HAPLR (Hennen's American Public Library Ratings) 2005
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Howard_County,_Maryland   (1019 words)

  
 Howard County, Maryland Genealogical Records Information
Howard County was created from Anne Arundel County by Chapter 22, Acts of 1838 and confirmed by Chapter 50, Acts of 1839.
However in 1838 the Howard District of Anne Arundel County was established.
The county is bordered on the north by Carroll County, the east and southwest by Baltimore and Anne Arundel counties, and the south and southwest by Prince George's and Montgomery counties.
www.mymarylandgenealogy.com /md_county/ho.htm   (1166 words)

  
 WashingtonPost.com: Howard County, Maryland Ballot Entries
This is a list of the candidates and offices on the Howard County ballots in November's general election.
To Permit the County Purchasing agent to undertake programs involving joint or cooperative purchases with public entities in addition to the state of Maryland and jurisdictions within the State Maryland.
To provide that the County may by law establish other penalties as alternatives to the forfeiture of office, for a willful violation of the provisions of Section 901.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-srv/local/reglelex/ballots/howard.htm   (435 words)

  
 Howard County, MD Autism Resources
Howard County has the largest per capita population of children with autism in the State.
The State average is about 4% of the special education population; in Howard County over 8% of its special education population are children with autism.
Most families move to Howard County because 1) we have some of the best early intervention services in the state or 2) the school system is better at including children with autism than some of the other counties in the Washington-Baltimore metropolitan area.
www.howard-autism.org /howard/howard.html   (308 words)

  
 Howard County , Maryland
Origin: Howard District was created from Anne Arundel County by Chapter 22, Acts of 1838 (confirmed by Chapter 50, Acts of 1839).
Although unrepresented in the General Assembly, the District enjoyed the status of a county.
The County was named for John Eager Howard (1752-1827), Revolutionary War officer, Maryland governor, and statesman.
www.columbia-real-estate.biz /maryland_information/County_Howard.htm   (90 words)

  
 Howard County Autism Society-
She has worked with small nonprofits, has extraordinary skills in the area of community relations, and is clearly a creative thinker who will enable us to reach our goal of being a strong support organization for Howard County individuals with autism and their families,” Ms.
Over 1 in 150 students in Howard County public schools is diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder.
The Howard County Autism Society is conducting an online Needs Assessment Survey to find out more about the community we serve, what needs are out there that we could address, and how well we are doing.
www.howard-autism.org   (690 words)

  
 Real Estate in Howard County, Maryland
Of course, the public school rankings are not the only factor families use to determine their Howard County home location.
Unlike some areas of the country, Maryland school students attend the schools in the county in which they live.
Howard County and, indeed, all of Maryland follows a "cluster system".
www.homes-howard-county-md.com /schools.html   (245 words)

  
 Realty Times - Real Estate News and Advice - Local Market Conditions
In Howard County, there were 63 less home sales in October 2006 than in October 2005.
Howard County, located between Baltimore and our Nation's Capitol makes the perfect home for folks who have come to visit the region.
In the last 40 years Howard county has grown into the richest county in Maryland, with what is considered to be the best school system in the state.
realtytimes.com /rtmcrloc/Maryland~Howard_County   (480 words)

  
 Howard County, Maryland, Location
Howard County combines the best of the old with the new and is a railroad lover's heaven.
The county was founded in 1839 and named for Maryland's fifth governor, John Eager Howard.
The county's rich history is evident in Ellicott City, a historic mill town founded in 1722.
www.marylandvisitorsnetwork.com /howard/are.html   (319 words)

  
 Lisbon, Howard County, Maryland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
One of the smaller Lisbons is an unincorporated village in the rural, western part of Howard County, Maryland.
During the nineteenth century, this community was one of the most prosperous farm villages in the western part of the county, but it never had more than several hundred residents.
Today, the town, with a population of almost 1,000, is again experiencing growth by virtue of its location on the suburban fringe of the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area.
www.loc.gov /rr/hispanic/portam/howard.html   (164 words)

  
 Maryland Resources: Howard County
This page from the Maryland Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics provides links to resources in Howard County, including government, education, family services, social services, hospitals, and others.
This agency's mission is to provide targeted services to vulnerable families and individuals in all stages of life who are experiencing problems related to social and personal adjustment, thereby enhancing their quality of life.
Choose Howard County from their list of locations to view information on local programs and services.
www.parishnursing.umaryland.edu /mdresources/county/howard.asp   (280 words)

  
 Preservation Howard County
To learn more about the history of Doughoregan Manor and preservation options to protect it, Howard County citizens are invited to a countywide conference on Saturday, April 8, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at Slayton House at Columbia’s Wilde Lake Village Center.
Preservation Howard County has developed a resource guide to assist the residents of Howard County and those in surrounding areas who are interested in historic preservation, incentives for preservation, and resources for research and renovation.
We invite you to join with us to help preserve Howard County's past for ourselves and our children.
www.preservationhowardcounty.org   (610 words)

  
 Information on Howard county Maryland.
Howard County is centrally located between Baltimore and Washington.
Howard County's two main cities are Columbia and Ellicott City.
For your convenience a number of links have been provided to Howard County agencies, schools and attractions.
members.tripod.com /gofigure/Howard.html   (161 words)

  
 HC DrugFree - Howard County, Maryland
HC DrugFree is a Howard County, Maryland, non-profit organization helping teens avoid alcohol and other drugs.
It is also distributed to Howard county private schools.
HC DrugFree advocates for increasing the opportunities available to teens in the Howard County community to help them develop into healthy, caring and responsible young adults.
www.hcdrugfree.org   (459 words)

  
 The Political Graveyard: Howard County, Md.
Assignment of birthplaces, deathplaces, and cemeteries to counties is subject to error.
Charles Carroll of Carrollton (1737-1832) — of Maryland.
U.S. Representative from Maryland 3rd District, 1849-53; state court judge in Maryland, 1867-82.
politicalgraveyard.com /geo/MD/HO.html   (659 words)

  
 Longfellow Elementary School - Howard County, Maryland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Students attending Longfellow Elementary School are taught the Howard County Essential Curriculum.
With the introduction of the newly designed Maryland State Assessments (MSA) Longfellow met all criteria for the measurable objectives for our overall goals and all subgroup goals.
Longfellow's students are invited to participate in a variety of challenging instructional opportunities to further enrich and extend their learning.
www.howard.k12.md.us /lfes/le_profile.htm   (642 words)

  
 Howard County Government: Living in Howard County
From the small town flavor of historic mill towns to the thriving model city of Columbia, Howard County makes everyone feel at home.
Conveniently located in the heart of central Maryland between Baltimore and Washington, Howard County offers the charm of a historic past mixed with the excitement of a cosmopolitan community.
Many consider Howard County to be one of the most affluent and educated communities in the nation.
www.co.ho.md.us /PortalServices/HCG_Portal_LivingInHC.htm   (173 words)

  
 Arc Of Howard County - Developmental Disabilities Administration
The Arc of Howard County achieves full community life for children and adults with cognitive and developmental disabilities - one person at a time.
The Arc of Howard County strives to use "best practices" in all of the services provided to the individuals supported by The Arc, in order to achieve full community life.
The Arc of Howard County is accredited by the Standards of Excellence.
www.ddamaryland.org /howard.htm   (511 words)

  
 Howard County Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Howard County Library invites public and private schools, as well as homeschool associations, to participate in the third annual Howard County Library Spelling Bee on Friday March 16, 2007 at Howard High School.
Participation guidelines and entry forms for the 2007 contest are available at any Howard County branch library or on-line at www.loc.gov/letters.
This series is cosponsored by the Jewish Federation of Howard County.
www.howa.lib.md.us   (515 words)

  
 Circuit Court for Howard County
Rich in the tradition and history of Maryland, the Office of Clerk of the Circuit Court is one of the oldest public institutions in the state.
The Clerk of the Court is a locally elected state official who occupies an integral position within the judicial branch of government, their duties and responsibilities are established and regulated by the laws of Maryland and the Rules of the Court of Appeals of Maryland.
Every resident in Howard County is a potential recipient of the many services provided by the Clerk.
www.courts.state.md.us /clerks/howard/index.html   (221 words)

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