Montgomery County, MD

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, situated on the southwest boundary of Maryland, with Potomac river on the southwest. Area, 576 miles. Face of the country uneven; soil generally poor. Seat of justice, Rockville. Pop. in 1810, 17980; in 1820, 16,400; in 1830, 19,816; in 1840, 14,669; in 1850, 15,860. (Fanning's, 1853)
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    Containing Unit
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    Gaithersburg, MD City or Town
    Poolesville, MD City or Town
    Rockville, MD City or Town
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