Howard County is a county in the central part of the U.S. state of Maryland. As of the census, the population was 287,085. Its county seat is Ellicott City.
Named for: John Eager Howard
Largest community: Columbia
Congressional districts: 2nd, 3rd, 7th
Seat: Ellicott City
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Howard County 4-H Information. As the youth development program of the Cooperative Extension System of land-grant universities, 4-H is the nation's largest youth development organization, empowering six million young people throughout the United States. Cooperative Extension of and land-grant ...