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County Courthouse

Montgomery County Courthouse, Rockville, Md.
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Executive Office Building
101 Monroe Street, 2nd Floor
Rockville, MD 20850

History

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  • Named for Richard Montgomery, general in the American Revolutionary War.

Parent County

  • Created 6 September 1776 from Frederick County.

Boundary Changes

  • 1791, portions of the county (including Georgetown) along with portions of Prince George's County were ceded to form District of Columbia.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities
  • Gaithersburg
  • Rockville
  • Takoma Park
Towns
  • Barnesville
  • Brookeville
  • Chevy Chase
  • Chevy Chase View
  • Chevy Chase Village
  • Garrett Park
  • Glen Echo
  • Kensington
  • Laytonsville
  • Poolesville
  • Somerset
  • Washington Grove
Villages & Special Tax Districts
  • Chevy Chase Section Three
  • Chevy Chase Section Five
  • Drummond
  • Friendship Heights
  • Martin's Additions
  • North Chevy Chase
  • Oakmont
Census Districts
  • Ashton-Sandy Spring
  • Aspen Hill
  • Bethesda
  • Brookmont
  • Burtonsville
  • Cabin John
  • Calverton
  • Chevy Chase
  • Clarksburg
  • Cloverly
  • Colesville
  • Damascus
  • Darnestown
  • Fairland
  • Forest Glen
  • Friendship Village
  • Germantown
  • Hillandale
  • Kemp Mill
  • Montgomery Village
  • North Bethesda
  • North Kensington
  • North Potomac
  • Olney
  • Potomac
  • Redland
  • Rossmoor
  • Silver Spring
  • South Kensington
  • Travilah
  • Wheaton-Glenmont
  • White Oak
Communities
  • Ashton
  • Beallsville
  • Boyds
  • Derwood
  • Dickerson
  • Hyattstown
  • Sandy Spring
  • Shady Grove

Neighboring Counties

Frederick | Howard | Prince George's | Virginia counties:  Arlington | Fairfax | Loudoun | District of Columbia

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Federal Census reports available 1790-1930 including slave and veterans schedules.

Church

Maryland State Archives' Guide to Maryland Religious Institutions identifies all churches known to have existed in Montgomery County, Maryland. It covers all denominations and includes record descriptions.

Court

Gazetteers

Immigration

  • Coldham, Peter Wilson. "Intercepted Letters Relating to America 1777-1811," The Genealogist, Vol. 14, No. 2 (Fall 2000):184-200; Vol. 15, No. 1 (Spring 2001):53-74. [Overseas correspondence of residents of Georgetown with the following surnames: Beatty, Deakins, Forrest, Johns, Levy, Magruder, Mason, and Stoddert.]
  • List of imported servants and convicts from Europe who served labor terms in Colonial Montgomery County, Maryland (work in progress), courtesy: Immigrant Servants Database.

Land

Through a Joint eGovernment Service of the Maryland Judiciary and the Maryland State Archives, free images and indexes of the complete series of Montgomery County Deed Books (1777-present) have been uploaded to their website: MDLandRec.Net: A Digital Image Retrieval System for Land Records in Maryland. (Requires free registration.)

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Death

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References


 

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