An all-around GREAT place to live!
Chartered in 1748, Frederick County is the largest county in the state with 664 square miles. A treasure trove of historic sites and museums set amid rolling
black rock mountains and bright green pastures. Frederick County is home to nearly 225,000 people.
Agriculture is still an important industry, but Frederick County offers a diversity of benefits and services for those who live, work, and visit here.
Frederick County has a highly rated public school system and nearby institutions of higher education; cities and towns bustling with business from antiques
to restaurants to fashion wear; and historical attractions that draw thousands from across the country!
It's less than one hour from Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, and only minutes from Gettysburg, Antietam and Harper's Ferry.
Bounded by the Catoctin Mountains and the Potomac River,
Frederick is home to 90 national, state, county and municipal park facilities that offer a wide variety of recreational activities, including swimming, boating,
camping, skating, horseback riding, and nature programs in environments ranging from urban city parks to wilderness reserves. With nearby Ski Liberty,
wonderful outdoor experiences are to be enjoyed in every season.
(Information from Frederick County MD Government)
Interested in Finding out More about Frederick?
There are several Frederick publications that can assist you in learning more about news, life, health, schools, and activities in this county. They are --
The Frederick News-Post is a Frederick, MD based newspaper that has been delivering local news, sports, classifieds, food, obituaries, entertainment, and
community events to Frederick, MD for more than 100 years.
The Gazette publishes weekly community newspapers serving Montgomery, Frederick and Prince George's counties in Maryland, including the subscription-based
Gazette of Politics and Business, a weekend edition circulated throughout the state.
Frederick Magazine is an award-winning monthly publication in Frederick County. It is the largest full-color monthly magazine in mid-Maryland and is published
by Diversions Publications, Inc., which was established in 1985.
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