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About the Research and Special Projects Division

Welcome to the Montgomery County Planning Department’s Research and Special Projects Division website, serving Montgomery County, Maryland. Our goal is to provide County residents, business people, and officials with the information to explore, to learn about, and to make decisions for our County. Here, in one place, you will find original research, unique links, hard to find historical data, up-to-date facts and figures, special maps, and news about geographic information systems.

If you don’t find what you need on these pages, you are welcome to give us a call. Our phone number is 301-650-5600. You can reach us by fax at 301-650-5695.

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