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EAGB Friday Fun Fact: Howard County is Nationally Recognized as One of the Best Places to Live, Work and Raise a Family

Time for EAGB Friday Fun Fact!! Did you know that in 1968, Howard County planners examined more than 20 locations for possible ski slopes in Columbia, according to the Columbia Archives? In fact, there was a recommendation to develop a permanent camping and recreation area with a ski run west of the Hobbit's Glen Golf Club. Today, sans mountain or ski resort, Howard County is nationally recognized as one of the best places to live, work and raise a family! With over 320,000 residents and one of the nation’s most educated workforces, the County’s nearly 10,000 registered businesses include Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (5,700 employees), Howard County General Hospital (1,800), Verizon (1,700), Howard Community College (1,438), and W.R. Grace & Co. (1,100). Learn more about Howard County and how the Region’s premier location and quality of life plays a significant role in the attraction of talent, capital, and business:

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