The Baltimore–Washington metropolitan area is a combined statistical area consisting of the overlapping labor market region of the cities of Baltimore, Maryland and Washington, District of Columbia. The region includes Central Maryland, Northern Virginia, two counties in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia, and one county in South Central Pennsylvania. It is the most educated, highest-income, and fourth largest combined statistical area in the United States.
Officially, the area is designated by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) as the Washington-Baltimore-Arlington, DC-MD-VA-WV-PA Combined Statistical Area. It is composed primarily of two major metropolitan statistical areas, the Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD MSA and the Washington–Arlington–Alexandria, DC–VA–MD–WV MSA. In addition, six other smaller urban areas not contiguous to the main urban area but having strong commuting ties with the main area are also included in the metropolitan area. These are: the Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV MSA, the Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA MSA, the Winchester, VA–WV MSA, the California-Lexington Park, MD MSA, the Easton, MD micropolitan statistical area (µSA), and the Cambridge, MD µSA.
The Knoxville metropolitan area is the metropolitan area centered around Knoxville, Tennessee, the largest city in East Tennessee.
Loudon County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. Its population was 48,556 at the 2010 census. Its county seat is Loudon. It is included in the Knoxville Metropolitan Area.
Loudoun County Public Schools (abbreviated LCPS) is a branch of the Loudoun County, Virginia, United States government, and administers public schools in the county. LCPS's headquarters is located at 21000 Education Court in Ashburn, an unincorporated section of the county.
Due to the rapid growth in the region, LCPS is the fastest growing school division in Virginia and one of the fastest growing public school districts in the United States, serving over 60,000 students in the 2012-2013 school year. LCPS is the fifth largest school division in Virginia, surpassing the enrollment of Henrico County Public Schools in the 2006–2007 school year. The superintendent of schools is Edgar B. Hatrick.
Loudoun County (// LOWD-ən) is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and is part of the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. The county's population was 333,253 as of 2012. As of the 2010 United States Census, the county was estimated to be home to 325,405 people, an 84 percent increase over the 2000 figure of 169,599. That increase makes the fourth fastest-growing U.S. county during that period. Its county seat is Leesburg. As of 2007[update], the town had been county seat for 249 of the last 250 years.
As of 2007[update], Loudoun County has the highest median household income of any county in the United States ($107,207), beating neighboring Fairfax County, Virginia ($105,241). The two counties have been trading places as the highest-income county in the United States in recent years.
In May 1959, the Loudoun County, Virginia Board of Supervisors created Loudoun County Sanitation Authority (LCSA) by a resolution, through the Water and Waste Authorities Act, for the sole purpose of providing water and wastewater service to residents of the unincorporated areas of the county. rebranded and moved from Leesburg to Ashburn in April 2008. It now does business as Loudoun Water.
Loudoun Water is a political subdivision of the state, similar to a town or a county government. All income is received either as user fees from customers or availability fees from developers. User fees pay for operating expenses. Availability fees pay for capital improvements. Loudoun Water receives no tax revenues.