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8 Biggest Cities in Maryland: How Well Do You Know The Old Line State?

By    |   Thursday, 09 Apr 2015 01:17 PM

The state of Maryland is small in both size and population. Annapolis is the state capital, but it doesn’t make the list of biggest cities in Maryland according to population size. The eight biggest cities in Maryland according to population are:

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1. Baltimore

Baltimore is the biggest city in Maryland with a population of 620,961 people. The majority of the city’s entertainment areas are near the harbor. You can find street entertainers, firework displays, outdoor concerts, and unique shops. The oldest section of Baltimore features an old English village with cobblestone streets. If visiting Baltimore, don’t forget the aquarium and American Visionary Art Museum.

2. Columbia

Columbia is the second biggest city in Maryland with a population of 99,615. It’s conveniently located between Washington, DC, and Baltimore. Columbia has a strong arts focus, with many theaters and concerts taking place each year. Columbia also hosts some of the state’s most popular annual events, including Wine in the Woods and the Columbia Festival of the Arts.

3. Germantown

Germantown is third in the list of the biggest cities in Maryland with a population of 86,395. The city covers about six square miles along Interstate 270. It’s located about 26 miles north of Washington, DC. The city’s area was planned to preserve the farmland and forests.

4. Silver Spring

Silver Spring has a population of 71,452 people, making it the fourth biggest city in the state. The city is part of Montgomery County. You’ll find a variety of entertainment options in Silver Spring, including concerts and music venues, golf courses, restaurants, theaters, and movies.

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5. Waldorf

Waldorf is the fifth biggest city of the state with a population of 67,752 people. If you drive 23 miles south of Washington, DC, you’ll enter Waldorf. Waldorf is one of the largest producers of tobacco and it is home to many economists and social scientists because of the urbanized living within the farming areas.

6. Glen Burnie

Glen Burnie is in Anne Arundel County and has a population of 67,639 as of the 2010 census. The city is spread out across 18 square miles. There is a Maryland District court building located in the city.

7. Ellicott City

Ellicott City has a population of 65,834 people, making it the seventh largest city in Maryland. The historic city features galleries, the B&O Railway Museum, and the Patapsco Valley State Park.

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8. Frederick

Frederick, Maryland is almost exactly the same size as Ellicott City, based on population. Frederick has a population of 65,239 people. It is known as the “City of Clustered Spires.”

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The state of Maryland is small in both size and population. Annapolis is the state capital, but it doesn't make the list of biggest cities in Maryland according to population size. Here are the eight biggest cities in Maryland according to population.
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