FREDERICK COUNTY REAL ESTATE PROFILE
Real estate in Frederick County is attractive to home buyers due to the price value compared with Montgomery County and Howard County real estate prices. Frederick County homes are priced competitively with Carroll County homes. The Frederick County economy is growing at a rate of approximately 3% per year making the area a good place to buy Maryland real estate. Home buyers will also benefit from local businesses growth.
FREDERICK COUNTY HISTORY
Frederick County dates back to 1748 when the county was created by the General Assembly. Governed by five County Commissioners, they serve a four year term. The Commissioners are charged to administer Maryland State laws and functions mandated y the Maryland General Assembly.
FREDERICK COUNTY REAL ESTATE IS CONVENIENTLY
Frederick County is large compared to other counties, 664.1 square miles. Frederick, the County seat, is located at a junction of five Interstate and National highways offering easy access to Baltimore (47 miles), Washington, D.C. (45 miles), Leesburg, Virginia (25 miles). Frederick county has approximately 193,000 residents (1999) and grows at a rate of approximately 2.1% a year. Frederick is home to over 4,500 businesses and employs over 57,000 workers. Frederick County is also Maryland's largest dairy producer.
COMMUNITIES TO SEARCH FOR REAL ESTATE IN FREDERICK
Adamstown, Brunswick, Emmitsburg, Frederick, Ijamsville, Jefferson, Middletown, Monrovia, Mount Airy, Myersville, New Market, New Windsor, Point of Rocks, Sabillasville, Thurmont, Walkerville, Woodsboro and Union Bridge. The widest variety of home styles and prices are found in and around the Town of Frederick real estate. Frederick is also the county seat, with county courts, government facilities and a wonderful historical area with well kept manor homes offering a glimpse into the past.
A HOME IN FREDERICK COUNTY FOR EVERY TASTE
The ever popular two story Colonial style home can be found throughout the Frederick County real estate market from the 200 year old historic Colonial in Frederick built for the well-to-do families of judges, lawyers, business owners, professors, doctors and local builders. Frederick also offers the typical manor homes of the past to today's residents who live in the City of Frederick. Just east of Frederick is New Market, one of the most popular places to visit in the State of Maryland. Quaint shops, homes, antique shops dating back 300 years make New Market a wonderful place to spend a weekend. Not too far, just north of the town of New Market is Lake Linganore. Lake Linganore real estate offers water front homes, lake access homes, hillside homes and homes built on lovely wooded lots. Fishing is wonderful and the lakes offer a sandy beach as well as a boat launch. Styles of homes in Frederick County and Lake Linganore homes range from the Contemporary styles, two story Colonials, split foyers, split levels, ramblers and lovely lakeside homes offering views of the lake.
Town of Frederick in the Frederick Valley,
a part of the Catoctin Mountains of
the Blue Ridge Mountain Range.
View from Route 270 Overlook
FREDERICK COUNTY REAL ESTATE (Areas)
The view of the Frederick Valley above is a wonderful example of homes in Frederick County. As can be seen in the photo, home buyers will find homes in Frederick City, homes in small communities along the Catoctin Mountain foot hills and small communities are found throughout this lovely picturesque county. Roads are well maintained and easy to drive and the views of Frederick County are spectacular.
FREDERICK VALLEY CLIMATE
Frederick County enjoys a moderate climate with an average temperature of 56 degrees (F). Like so many areas in Maryland, the Chesapeake Bay waters contribute a moderating effect on temperature. With approximately 195 days of growing season and an average rainfall of 42 inches (mostly during the spring and fall, Frederick is attractive to folks looking for farms in Frederick County.