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Welcome to Freedom ...

Freedom is located in Carroll County<1>.

The location of Freedom has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Freedom is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Freedom lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Freedom is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (410), (443)<4> and (667).

Websites for Freedom ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.carrollcountychamber.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Freedom, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Freedom ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 34 communities that are also named Freedom - they are located in Alberta, California, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Maine, Michigan, Minnesota (2), Missouri (3), Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (4), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (2), Texas (2), Utah, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Freedom.

Communities near Freedom ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Freedom.

  • Westminster
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westminster
    • Westminster lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Freedom.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,712 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westminster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westminster
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westminster<6>
  • Mount Airy
  • Hampstead
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hampstead
    • Hampstead lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Freedom.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,426 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hampstead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hampstead
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hampstead<6>
  • Manchester
  • New Windsor
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Windsor
    • New Windsor lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Freedom.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,404 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Windsor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Windsor
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Windsor<6>
  • Woodsboro
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodsboro
    • Woodsboro lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Freedom.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,302 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodsboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodsboro<6>
  • Union Bridge
  • New Market
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Market
    • New Market lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Freedom.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 757 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Market have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Market
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Market<6>
  • Laytonsville
  • Brookeville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookeville
    • Brookeville lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Freedom.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 144 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookeville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookeville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brookeville<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Freedom. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Freedom.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Freedom. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Freedom.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Freedom. See our Newspapers Page for Freedom.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Freedom ...

Looking for more information about Freedom? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Freedom, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Freedom.

Adding Freedom to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Freedom in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

The earliest source that we've referenced which mentioned Freedom was the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).

We also found Freedom the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Freedom.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Freedom. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Carroll County: www.ccgov.carr.org/

The official website for State of Maryland: www.maryland.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Maryland's counties, including Carroll, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Freedom - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Freedom, area code (443, 667) is an overlay.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Freedom) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Freedom. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4095, Longitude: -76.9722       In this case, the coordinates for Freedom have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

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