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|Country||United States of America|
|• Total||11.07 km2 (4.274 sq mi)|
|• Land||11.07 km2 (4.274 sq mi)|
|• Density||152/km2 (394/sq mi)|
|Time zone||EST (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|Area code||240 and 301|
Prior to 1805 Fulton was known as Queen Caroline Parish, then later as Hammond Directions. In 1878, it was referred to as "Water's Store," a name taken from postmaster Richard Waters.
Henry Iager purchased 108 acres in Fulton in 1839, which became Maple Lawn Farms. In 1938, the farm began its current free-range turkey operations under the brand name, "Sho-Nuf." The farm was nationally recognized in 2004 for the registered Holsteins used in its dairy operations.
Grace Community Church, St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, and St. Paul's Lutheran Church, which was built in the 1870s by a group of mostly German families after originally meeting in each other's homes since the 1860s.
 Notable people
 Fulton Today
Located in Fulton are a post office, High's Store, and Ledo Pizza. Other retail establishments include Fulton Family Chiropractic, Fulton Station Jewelers, Fulton Animal Hospital, Fulton Wine & Spirits, Hilities Beauty, Nail Boutique at Fulton Station, Computer Country, Evergreen Stables, and the Studio at Fulton (a local pottery store).
Adjacent to the northeast border of Fulton is one of the largest employers in Howard County, The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory.
Maple Lawn, a mixed residential and commercial community which opened in 2004/2005, was developed by Greenebaum & Rose Associates and has brought a main street style shopping district with stores such as Harris Teeter, Hyatt & Co. Clothing, Sidamo Coffee & Tea, i.m. Wine, Tutti Frutti Frozen Yogurt, Ranazul Tapas Wine & Bistro, Venegas Prime Filet, The Pearl Spa & Boutique, Looney's Pub, Pet Barn, Bra-La-La, BP Maple Lawn Market, AAA, CVS Pharmacy, Lax World, PNC Bank, and Techlab Photo & Digital (formerly of Dobbin Center). Four large office buildings house a number of corporate tenants. Additional businesses are located in the residential section of Maple Lawn: SunTrust Bank, Columbia Academy Pre-School, and a multi-provider Medical Center.
Fulton is the home of Maple Lawn Farms, a local poultry attraction for its famous "Sho-Nuf" turkey. Headed up by the Iager family, they continue the fundamental tradition of "good turkeys and fast cobras."
Beaufort Park, one of the local neighborhoods, was described by The Washington Post on July 4, 1998 as "A Sea of Tranquility Set in a Watershed, A Parklike Setting in Howard County".
- 2000 U.S. Census results for zip code 20759
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- Maple Lawn Farms. Retrieved 2010-09-19.
- Velisek, Caryl (November 2, 2004). "Maryland family wins national dairy award". americanfarm.com (American Farm). Retrieved 18 November 2008.[dead link]
- "Project Overview". Maple Lawn. Retrieved 2010-09-19.
- "Maple Lawn farms". Iager. Retrieved 2011-02-07.