Baltimore Metropolitan Area

The Baltimore-Towson Metropolitan Statistical Area is a Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) in Maryland as defined by the United States Office of Management and Budget (OMB). In 2007, its population was estimated at 2,668,056 by the Census Bureau, making it the 20th most populous MSA in the country. [ [ July 1, 2007 Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Area Population Estimates Available] ]


The area includes the following counties: [cite web
title=Current Employment Statistics (CES) Metropolitan Area Definitions
publisher=Bureau of Labor Statistics
date=November 14, 2005
] [cite web
title=MSA Bulletin 2003 Attachment, Revised 07/07/03
publisher=Office of Management and Budget

*Anne Arundel County
*Baltimore County
*Carroll County
*Harford County
*Howard County
*Queen Anne's County

Principal cities

The metropolitan area includes the following principal communities :
* Baltimore, Maryland
* Towson, Maryland

It also includes several other communities (not necessarily incorporated as cities or towns):
* Aberdeen, Maryland
* Annapolis, Maryland
* Catonsville, Maryland
* Columbia, Maryland
* Dundalk, Maryland
* Ellicott City, Maryland
* Glen Burnie, Maryland
* Owings Mills, Maryland
* Westminster, Maryland

ee also

* Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area


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