Howard County, Maryland is a suburban community of 265,095 situated along the Baltimore-Washington corridor with land area of 252 square miles. Nearly 96,800 people live in the county's population center - the planned community of Columbia - conceived and designed by visionary planner James Rouse.
Howard County is one of the fastest growing counties in Maryland, increasing its population by 34% over the last 10 years. Conveniently accessible to I-95 and I-70, the County is located within a 20-minute drive of Baltimore/Washington International Airport and the Port of Baltimore.
Howard County neighboring areas include
Anne Arundel County,
Prince George's County,