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Frederick Travel Guide: 72 reviews and 148 photos

Frederick gets a lot of traffic because of its location at the junction of several major highways: US40, US15, US340, I-70 and I-270.
From here, also you can easily get to I-81 for north-south access or I-66 for east-west access.
Pennsylvania, Baltimore, Washington D.C. are all within an hour drive.

a good Frederick area tour guide online is:

the Frederick online newspaper is:

wikipedia info:
60000 people, 21000 households, 13000 families; family income is $56000 (two income family).

official wbsie is: http://www.cityoffrederick.com/

Famous Natives:
Francis Scott Key ("Star Spangled Banner")
Barbara Fritchie, Civil War patriot

ZIPCODES 21701 through 21704 are Frederick
039-25-35N 077-25-13W
39.426294, -77.420403
Area Code 240, 301

Frederick is in Frederick County where it is the county seat

interesting facts

Frederick Police Department: only one officer killed on duty in over 70 years

Frederick is Maryland's second largest city (Baltimore is larger).

  • Last visit to Frederick: Jun 2005
  • Intro Updated Oct 12, 2008
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