Frederick is a robust city located in Maryland, United States. It’s located 50 miles from Baltimore but is considered part of the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area.
This city is full of history, culture, and nature.
Frederick Fun Facts:
- Due to periodic flooding, Federick was likely settled in 1745 after dwellers abandoned Monocacy.
- Daniel Dulany was a landowner, lawyer, and developer. He laid out the architectural plan for Frederick.
- Schifferstadt is the oldest building in the city. It was built in 1756 by John Brunner, a German settler.
- Johann Thomas Schley built the first modern house in the city. He was a schoolmaster from the Rhineland Palatinate. Schley died in 1970.
- As of 2020, 78,171 people called Frederick home.
- The city is the second largest incorporated city in Maryland, second only to Baltimore. Baltimore has a total population of 576,498.
- Frederick became Maryland’s capital city in 1861 after it was moved from Annapolis.
- Frederick’s city motto is “The city of Clustered Spires.” The city’s flag and seal reflect the same idea picturing the city’s clustered spires.
- Frederick was a major mining town in the 19th century. Copper, Gold and Marble were all mined here.