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Welcome to Frederick ...
The location of Frederick has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
When the people of Frederick refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Fredericktonian<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Frederick has a population of 71,408 people<3> (see below for details).
Frederick was established in 1745.
The community of Frederick was named Frederick City before it was changed to Frederick and going back to its beginning, it was originally named Frederick Town.
Frederick is 330 feet [101 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Frederick lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Frederick: (301) & (240)<5>
The ZIP codes for Frederick: 21701-21705, 21709<6>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Frederick had a population of 65,239 people (or 27.95% of the total population of Frederick County). This makes Frederick the county's most populous community.
The population of Frederick represents 1.13% of the total population of Maryland (which has 5,773,552 people), making it the state's 2nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 65,239 people, the population of Frederick increased 23.64% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 52,767 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Frederick had an population of 71,408 people. This is an increase of 9.46% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 35.33% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Frederick.
Communities near Frederick ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Frederick and not the distance if you drove.<7>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Frederick.
Communities Also Named Frederick ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Frederick - they are located in British Columbia, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Kansas (2), Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio (4), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Dakota and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Frederick.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Frederick:
Websites for Frederick ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Frederick ...
Looking for more information about Frederick? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Frederick, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Frederick.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Frederick: www.cityoffrederick.com/
The official website for Frederick County: www.co.frederick.md.us/
The official website for State of Maryland: www.maryland.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Dec 2018