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Montgomery County, MD Public Records

Circuit Court
50 Maryland Ave, Rm 3200
North Tower, 3rd Fl
Rockville, MD 20850
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 240-777-9467
F: 240-777-9444
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Actions over $30,000, Family, Juvenile
Restricted Records: No adoption, juvenile, sealed, expunged or mental records released
Rockville District Court
191 E Jefferson St
Rockville, MD 20850
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM EST
P: 301-563-8800
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $30,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic
Restricted Records: No juvenile, sealed, expunged, mental records or judge's notes released
District Court
8552 Second Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 301-563-8500
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $30,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records: No juvenile, sealed, expunged or mental records or judge's notes released
Register of Wills
50 Maryland Ave
Judicial Center, North Tower #3220
Rockville, MD 20850
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 240-777-9600, 240-777-9680
F: 240-777-9602
Jurisdiction: Probate
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Montgomery County, MD Vital Records

Contact the Montgomery County Circuit Court Office of the County Clerk of the Circuit Court if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Montgomery County Circuit Court
County Clerk of the Circuit Court
50 Maryland Ave, Rm 3220, North Twr3rd Fl
Rockville, MD 20850
8:30AM-4:30PM EST
Phone: 240-777-9400, 240-777-9467
Fax: 240-777-9486
Recorded Documents

Montgomery County Vital Certificates

Montgomery County Vital Certificates

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Montgomery County Information

Montgomery County, Maryland is mixture of uptown sophistication and outdoor fun on the footsteps of the United States Capital. Montgomery County is home to the C&O Canal National Historic Park. The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal is now a linear park which allows visitors to experience "the Grand Old Ditch" by hiking, biking, canoeing, or camping. Many of Montgomery County's historic sites are along the canal including the Great Falls Tavern Museum, and other sites. Montgomery County is rich with Civil War history and has many extensive trails and tours for visitors. Maryland Civil War Trails and the Underground Railroad Experience begin in Montgomery County, Maryland, and go through many of its historic towns including Poolesville and Sugarloaf Mountain, stopping at places such as The Josiah Henson Site which was the inspiration for Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel, Uncle Tom's Cabin. The Silver Spring Heritage Trail explores Montgomery County's local history and gives visitors a deeper insight into this fascinating county.

The arts and culture have always been well represented in Montgomery County. It is the childhood home of F. Scott Fitzgerald who is buried at the historic Saint Mary's Cemetery. Glen Echo Park, established as an 1891 National Chautauqua Assembly, has the Spanish Ballroom and Dentzel Carousel. Montgomery County is home to the Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Foundation and Library. For those who like to mix fine dining and entertainment, Sugar Loaf Mountain produces award winning Bordeaux-style wines and holds many art events throughout the year. A notable architectural landmark that attracts visitors all year round is the gold-spire, marble clad Washington D.C. Temple, surrounded by award-winning gardens and reflecting pool. It is especially beautiful in December during the Festival of Lights. Montgomery County, Maryland is a year round destination for visitors because there is always something new to do in spring, summer, winter, and fall.

Montgomery County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 495.52 sq mi
Population (2009): 971,600
  • Females: 51.5%
  • White: 66%
  • Black/African American: 17.5%
  • Asian: 13.9%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 16.1%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 51.9%
Population Change (2000-2009): 98,254
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 26.7%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 31.6%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 5.8%
High School Graduates (2000): 90.3%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 54.6%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.66
Housing Units (2000): 334,632
Homeownership Rate (2000): 68.7%
Migration Flow to Montgomery County, MD from (2007-2008):

Montgomery County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $43,011,433
  • Construction: $2,798,172
  • Retail Trade: $1,923,684
  • Professional and Technical Services: $7,992,431
  • Healthcare: $3,433,389
  • Banking: $3,022,917
  • Retail Trade: $1,923,684
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $1,005,183
  • Manufacturing: $1,963,681
  • Farms: $15,335
  • Government: $8,875,377
Employed (2000): 458,824
Unemployed (2000): 15,027
Unemployment Rate (2009): 5.3%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $67,525
Local Government Employment (2007): 37,740
Local Government Revenue (2007): $3,785,618 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $3,341,773 (thou. dol.)

Montgomery County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 13,849
  • Per 1,000 population: 14.7
Deaths (2007): 5,277
  • Per 1,000 population: 5.6
Infant Deaths (2007): 75
  • Per 1,000 population: 5.4

Montgomery County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 2,231
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 21
  • Forcible rape: 136
  • Robbery: 1,192
  • Aggravated Assault: 882
Property Crimes (2008): 25,822
  • Burglary: 3,760
  • Larceny-Theft: 19,678
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 2,384

Montgomery County Genealogy Records