Howard County , Maryland

Howard County: County in Maryland, United States

Howard County locator map
Location of Howard County on Maryland map.

About

Howard County is a county located in the U.S. state of Maryland. As of the 2010 census, the population was 287,085 and a population density of 437 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 2,020 inhabitants. Its county seat is Ellicott City. The county was created 183 years ago in 1837.

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Geography

Howard County is located at 39°15'3"N 76°55'52"W (39.2507200, -76.9311900). It has 5 neighbors: Anne Arundel County, Baltimore County, Frederick County, Montgomery County and Prince George s County.

Howard County map

The largest city of Howard County is West Elkridge with a population of 28,734. Other cities include and Fort George G Mead Junction population 9,505. See all Howard County cities & populated places.

Howard County Quick Facts

Population : 328,200 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Maryland (United States)
Different from : Howard County, Howard County, Howard County, Howard County, Howard County, Howard County
Twitter username : hocogov
Area : 657 km2
Water as percent of area : 1%
Land as percent of area : 99%
Named for : John Eager Howard
Altitude : 394 feet / 120 meters
Capital : Ellicott City
Establishment : January 01, 1838
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 09:49:23 (22nd September 2021)
Density : 500 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 12.53% (2010-2020)

Howard County has 5 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Howard County increased by 12.53% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 287,085 - census
2011 293,583 2.21% estimation process
2012 299,184 1.87% estimation process
2013 303,527 1.43% estimation process
2014 306,909 1.1% estimation process
2015 311,297 1.41% estimation process
2016 315,416 1.31% estimation process
2017 319,251 1.2% estimation process
2018 322,621 1.04% estimation process
2019 325,690 0.94% estimation process
2020 328,200 0.76% estimation process

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People born in Howard County (10)

People born in Howard County, including politician Edwin Warfield, Confederate States Army brigadier general during the Civil War Allen Thomas, soldier in the Civil War Decatur Dorsey, you can see a list of people who born in Howard County.

  • John Mifflin Hood (Civil engineer, railroad executive) he was born in 05/04/1843
  • Marbury Bladen Ogle (American classical philologist) he was born in 23/08/1879
  • Russell Awkard (baseball player (1917-2002)) he was born in 01/01/1917
  • Caroline Bowman (American theatre actress) she was born in 10/05/1988
  • Charles D. Gaither he was born in 27/11/1860
  • K.A.A.N. (American rapper) he was born in 13/01/1991
  • Edith Clarke (American engineer) she was born in 10/02/1883

Other places with the same name (7)

Howard County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Howard County.

City Name Population Title
Ellicott City 65,834 Unincorporated community in Howard County, Maryland, United States
West Elkridge 28,734 City in Howard County, Maryland, United States of America
Elkridge 15,593 Census-designated place in Howard County, Maryland, United States
Fort George G Mead Junction 9,505 City in Howard County, Maryland, United States of America
North Laurel 4,474 Census-designated place in Howard County, Maryland, United States

Maryland Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Essex 1,832,752 Census-designated place in Maryland, United States
Montgomery County 1,051,816 County in Maryland, United States
Prince George's County 909,612 County in Maryland, United States
Baltimore County 826,017 County in Maryland, United States
City of Baltimore 621,849 Independent city in Maryland, United States
Baltimore 586,131 Independent city in Maryland, United States
Anne Arundel County 582,777 County in Maryland, United States
Frederick County 265,161 County in Maryland, United States
Harford County 256,805 County in Maryland, United States
Carroll County 169,092 County in New Hampshire, United States
Charles County 164,436 County in Maryland, United States
Washington County 151,146 County in Maryland, United States
Redland 147,010 Unincorporated area in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States
Saint Mary's County 114,687 County in Maryland, United States
Wicomico County 103,990 County in Maryland, United States
Cecil County 103,419 County in Maryland, United States