Residents of Montgomery County are represented by nine Councilmembers. George is one of four that are elected at-large by all the voters of the County. The other five members of the Council are elected by the voters of their respective council districts.
According to the US Census Bureau’s 2015 Population Estimates, Montgomery County had a population of 1,040,116 persons as of July 1, 2015. The County is located adjacent to the nation's capital, Washington, D.C., and includes 497 square miles of land area.