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The county was named after Gen. Richard Montgomery, killed during the Revolution

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The county is in the Washington-Arlington metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 921,690. This was an increase of  5.54% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$71,551
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Montgomery County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Montgomery County was $51,750. This was an increase of 29.4% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 167% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Rockville
Census 2000 highlights: Largest county in the state (by population); ranked first in the state for population growth during the 1990s; county led the state in per-capita income ($42,393 in 1998)

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10% of Montgomery County residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Montgomery County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Montgomery County include All Souls Cemetery, Asbury United Methodist Cemetery, Beall Cemetery, Bethesda Cemetery, Bonifant Cemetery, Boyds Presbyterian Cemetery, Christian Cemetery, Darnestown United Presbyterian Cemetery, Elton Cemetery, Falls Road Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Montgomery County include Ashton, Aspen Hill, Barnesville, Beallsville, Bethesda, Boyds, Brinklow, Brookeville, Burtonsville, Cabin John ... View communities

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Education

Colleges in Montgomery County include Columbia Union College, Maryland College of Art and Design, Montgomery College, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences ... View colleges

School districts in Montgomery County include Montgomery County Public Schools ... View school districts

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Libraries

Libraries in Montgomery County include Aspen Hill Community Branch, Bethesda Regional Branch, Chevy Chase Community Branch, Damascus Community Branch, Davis Community Branch, Fairland Branch, Gaithersburg Regional Branch, Germantown Branch, Kensington Park Community Branch, Little Falls Community Branch ... View libraries

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Media

Newspapers in Montgomery County include Aspen Hill Gazette, Bethesda Gazette, Burtonsville Gazette, Chevy Chase Gazette, Damascus Gazette, Gaithersburg Gazette, Germantown Gazette, Kensington Gazette, Montgomery County Sentinel, Montgomery Village Gazette ... View newspapers

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Politics

Montgomery County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Montgomery County political report.

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Hotels in Montgomery County include American Inn, Best Western, Bolger Center, Clarion Collection Atrium Court, Clarion Hotel Bethesda Park, Comfort Inn at Shady Grove, Courtyard by Marriott, Courtyard by Marriott Rockville, Courtyard by Marriott Silver Spring, Courtyard Marriott ... More hotels

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