Maryland was the seventh state to ratify the United States Constitution, and played a pivotal role in the founding of Washington, D. states in terms of area, as well as one of the most densely populated, with around six million residents.
C., which was established on land donated by the state. As of 2009, Maryland had the highest median household income of any state, owing in large part to its close proximity to the nation's capital and a highly diversified economy spanning manufacturing, services, and biotechnology.
is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, bordering Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D. to its south and west; Pennsylvania to its north; and Delaware to its east.
The state's largest city is Baltimore, and its capital is Annapolis.
Rockville is one of Maryland's oldest towns, with its origins dating back to Colonial America.