Homes for sale Frederick Md 21703
Homes for sale Frederick Md 21703 zip code include these Frederick Communities:
Ballenger Creek *** Braddock Heights *** Crestwood Village *** Farmbrook *** City of Frederick *** Frederick Heights *** Hillcrest Orchards *** Kingsbrook *** Linton at Ballenger *** Monarch Ridge *** Overlook *** Robin Meadows *** Stuart Mechanic *** Wellington Trace
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History for Homes for Sale Frederick Md 21703:
Frederick is a city in north-central Maryland. It is the county seat of Frederick County, the largest county by area in the state of Maryland. Frederick is an outlying community of the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is part of a greater Washington-Baltimore-Northern Virginia, DC-MD-VA-WV Combined Statistical Area. The city’s population was 65,239 people at the 2010 census, making it the second largest incorporated area in Maryland behind Baltimore.
Frederick is home to Frederick Municipal Airport (FDK), which primarily accommodates general aviation traffic, and to the U.S. Army’s Fort Detrick, the largest employer in the county focusing on multiple Federal bioscience and communications programs.
From these beginnings, Frederick grew to an important market town, but by the first third of the 19th century, the town had also become one of the leading mining counties of the United States, producing gold, copper, limestone, marble, iron and other minerals. As early as the American Revolution, Catoctin Furnace near Thurmont had been a significant site for iron production. In 1831 the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad (B&O) completed its Frederick Branch line from Baltimore to Frederick.