Stats & Facts
Montgomery County is located at the center of the region’s federal and advanced technology marketplace. The county is next door to the nation’s capital and home to over 200 biotech companies and industry leaders such as Human genome Sciences and MedImmune. Nineteen federal agencies have made Montgomery County their home including: National Institutes of Health, National Institutes of Standard and Technology, and Food and Drug Administration.
Visit the Montgomery County Department of Economic Development’s website for more information: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/ded
County Seat – Rockville
Government – County executive and nine county council members elected for four-year terms; charter form of government
Bond Rating – AAA (S&P); Aaa (Moody’s); AAA (Fitch)
Elevation – 10 to 880 feet above sea level
Land Area – 495.4 square miles
Water Area – 10.1 square miles
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