Howard County

The county was predominately agricultural in character until 1966, when construction began on the new town of Columbia. Columbia was planned and developed by The Rouse Company, led by its founder James Rouse. Beginning with an idea and the purchase of more than 14,000 acres in the mid-1960s, it has reached its original population projection and in almost every other way has met the goals put forth in its original proposal and advertising.

The county’s population has grown approximately 500 percent since then, and it is now one of the wealthiest in the nation. Under a home rule charter since 1968, Howard County is governed by an elected County Executive and five member County Council.

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$289,900
ELKRIDGE, MD
3
beds
3
baths
Listing courtesy of Maryland Real Estate Network BRIGHT
Featured picture for the property MDCR105546
$84,900
WOODBINE, MD
3
beds
1
baths
Listing courtesy of RE/MAX Realty Group BRIGHT
Featured picture for the property MDHW111148
$339,990
ELLICOTT CITY, MD
2
beds
2
baths
Listing courtesy of NVR Services, Inc. BRIGHT
Featured picture for the property MDCR105208
$724,900
WOODBINE, MD
5
beds
6
baths
Listing courtesy of Keller Williams Realty Centre BRIGHT
Featured picture for the property MDHW110884
$525,000
ELLICOTT CITY, MD
2
beds
3
baths
Listing courtesy of Keller Williams Integrity BRIGHT
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Data last updated: Nov 19, 2018 5:06:pm.