The City of Frederick Real Estate Guide
The City of Frederick is full of charm and history with it’s carefully kept Historic District, it’s renown restaurants, and it’s unique shopping experience. Frederick has a thriving arts community, a theater district and lovely Federal, Victorian and Early 20th Century Architecture. The City of Frederick homes for sale page updates daily.
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Frederick is the county seat of Frederick County, located in the northern region of Maryland. Largely an agricultural county, Frederick is roughly 50 miles from Washington D.C. and from Baltimore, forming the third point of a triangle with the two cities. Frederick is the second largest city in the state.
The population of Frederick city is just over 65,000, and the population of the entire county is 225,000, about 1/4 of that of Montgomery County, directly south of Frederick. Approximately 40% of the population of the county commute to work in places south and east.
The diversity of the City of Frederick and its surrounding communities offer home buyers the opportunity to accommodate the lifestyle they desire. Frederick is a growing community with “small city” opportunities, but hasn’t lost the “town square” feel.
The City of Frederick is located in the upper left corner of a triangle formed by Baltimore, Washington D.C. and Frederick. Located in central Maryland, Frederick real estate is a convenient distance from major metropolitan areas, while still maintaining a rural surrounding. Frederick has all the friendliness of a large town with all the amenities of a small city.
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In And Around Frederick Md
The historic downtown area is full of great restaurants in Frederick, shops and museums. The Federal architecture is a photographer’s delight. History abounds in the Frederick area, with historic churches, the Civil War Medicine Museum, and the many buildings that are on the National Historic Registry.
Employment in Frederick Md
In addition to retail and dining, downtown Frederick is home to 600 businesses and organizations totaling nearly 5,000 employees. A growing technology sector can be found in downtown’s historic renovated spaces, as well as in new office buildings located along Carroll Creek Park.
The top employers in the city are: Fort Detrick, Frederick County Board of Education, Frederick Memorial Healthcare System, Frederick County Government, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, National Cancer Institute, Frederick Community College, United Health Care, State Farm Insurance. See more at the Frederick County Chamber of Commerce website.
The Arts in Frederick Md
The arts are growing and thriving in Frederick, with several galleries, art studios, a Theatre District and the historic Weinberg Theater, where locals can see national acts. Frederick locals can enjoy the arts and take lessons at several galleries, including the Delaplaine Center.
The first weekend in June, Frederick City hosts the Festival of the Arts, along Carroll Creek. The yearly festival draws over 100 artists from all over the country. There is a juried, three-day fine arts event, with plein air artists painting along the streets of Frederick for weeks. The event has two stages of live entertainment, artist demonstrations, children’s activities, food, and much more.
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The Great Outdoors
Frederick Md and the surrounding area boasts some beautiful parks and recreational areas. Frederick County Parks and Recreation have many activities year-round for all members of the family, even the furry ones. The City of Frederick Parks and Recreation Department is located at the Talley Center next to Baker Park, and there are always events going on.
Frederick Parks & Recreation
Frederick’s location in Central Maryland places it in and among some beautiful National, State and County parks. The many Frederick Parks & Recreation facilities offer places to celebrate our beautiful area. Read more about Frederick area parks.
Recreation abounds in Frederick. Whether you like individual or team sports, or whether your children love sports, the parks and community recreation leagues are plentiful. Frederick is also surrounded by several beautiful National and State Parks:
- National Parks like Monocacy National Battlefield, Appalachian National Scenic Trail, Antietam National Battlefield, and C & O Canal.
- State Parks like Catoctin Mountain & Cunningham Falls State Park, Gathland, Greenbriar, and Gambrill State Park.
- Frederick County has numerous parks, like Carroll Creek Wildlife Park, Fountain Rock Park, Pinecliff, Fountaindale, and Rose Hill Manor. Frederick County is truly a park-lover’s paradise!
Education in Frederick Md
Frederick County Public School students are tops in the state in test scores, including SAT scores. Local Colleges and Universities include Hood College, Mount Saint Mary’s and Frederick Community College. Frederick Community College has a superior nursing school, with some of the highest percentages of graduates to pass the state exam. University of Maryland has satellite campuses in Frederick and within easy driving distance of Frederick. See more resources on our Frederick Md Education page.
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