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Time Zone: Baltimore County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Towson is the Seat for Baltimore County.

Baltimore County was founded in 1659.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Baltimore had a population of 789,814 people. This is an increase of 4.71% since the last Census (which gave a population of 754,292 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Baltimore represented 14.24% of the total population of Maryland, making it the state's 3rd most populous county (out of 24 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2010805,029+6.73%+1.93% since 2009
2009789,814+4.71%+0.17% since 2008
2008788,454+4.53%+0.17% since 2007
2000754,292The Last Census

More information can be found on the Baltimore County Census Page for Baltimore County.


Websites for Baltimore County

Official Website:   www.co.ba.md.us/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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