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:

General Information

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


Driving Distance from Rockville
Atlanta, GA 618
Baltimore, MD 37
Boston, MA 429
Chicago, IL 670
New York, NY 223
Philadelphia, PA 132
Pittsburgh, PA 213
Richmond, VA 118
Washington, DC 15

Featured Business

Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center

Get away to one of the premier hotels in Bethesda, MD. Featuring 447 guest rooms and approximately 50,000 square feet of event space adjacent to the area’s Metro system, our Bethesda, Maryland hotel offers easy access to Rockville, MD, Washington, DC and Northern Virginia with a 23,700 sq ft ballroom, a 120-seat amphitheater, innovative catering menus, and impeccable hotel rooms .