FREDERICK COUNTY, MARYLAND

MUNICIPALITIES

Frederick County has twelve municipalities: Brunswick, Burkittsville, Emmitsburg, Frederick, Middletown, Mount Airy, Myersville, New Market, Rosemont, Thurmont, Walkersville, and Woodsboro. Frederick was the first locality to incorporate in Frederick County in 1816. It was followed by Emmitsburg (1824), Thurmont (1831), Middletown (1833), Woodsboro (1836), New Market (1878), Brunswick (1890), Walkersville (1892), Burkittsville (1894), Mount Airy (1894), Myersville (1904), and Rosemont (1953).

BRUNSWICK (formerly Berlin)

Incorporated 1890 (Chapter 577, Acts of 1890)
Population
1990 census: 5,267
2000 census: 4,894


BURKITTSVILLE

Incorporated 1894 (Chapter 652, Acts of 1894)
Population
1990 census: 194
2000 census: 171


EMMITSBURG

Incorporated 1824 (Chapter 29, Acts of 1824)
Population
1990 census: 1,870
2000 census: 2,290


FREDERICK

[color photograph of City Hall, Frederick] Incorporated 1816 (Chapter 74, Acts of 1816)
Population
1990 census: 40,186
2000 census: 52,767

City Hall, Frederick, Maryland, August 2000. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


[color photograph of Italianate fountain, Trail Mansion, Church Street, Frederick] Italianate fountain, Trail Mansion (1851), Church St., Frederick, Maryland, August 2000. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.

MIDDLETOWN

Incorporated 1833 (Chapter 143, Acts of 1833)
Population
1990 census: 1,834
2000 census: 2,668

[color photograph of Middletown Town Hall] P. O. Box 135
31 West Main St.
Middletown, MD 21769 - 0135
(301) 371-6171
e-mail:
office@ci.middletown.md.us
fax: (301) 371-6474
web: www.middletown.md.us

Middletown Memorial Town Hall, February 2001. Photo by Ann J. Baker.



MOUNT AIRY

Carroll & Frederick Counties
Incorporated 1894 (Chapter 91, Acts of 1894)
Population
1990 census: 3,730
2000 census: 6,425


MYERSVILLE

Incorporated 1904 (Chapter 94, Acts of 1904)
Population
1990 census: 464
2000 census: 1,382


NEW MARKET

Incorporated 1878 (Chapter 90, Acts of 1878)
Population
1990 census: 374
2000 census: 427


ROSEMONT

Incorporated 1953 (Chapter 262, Acts of 1953)
Population
1990 census: 206
2000 census: 273


THURMONT

Incorporated 1831 as Mechanicstown (Chapter 111, Acts of 1831).
Incorporated 1894 as Thurmont (Chapter 16, Acts of 1894).
Population
1990 census: 3,398
2000 census: 5,588


WALKERSVILLE

Incorporated 1892 (Chapter 351, Acts of 1892)
Population
1990 census: 4,145
2000 census: 5,192


WOODSBORO

Incorporated 1836 (Chapter 299, Acts of 1836)
Population
1990 census: 513
2000 census: 846

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