The county seat of the largest county by area in the state, Frederick, Maryland, is home to over 65,000 residents. It is the 2nd largest city in the state behind Baltimore. It is home to Fort Detrick, a United States Army installation, and is also the area's largest employer.
The history of this city dates back to the mid-18th Century. It has a rich history as a crossroads for both armies during the Civil War. There are many historical landmarks here from that conflict. Historic Downtown Frederick is home to over 200 businesses, and has everything from restaurants to antique shops, and technology businesses.
A number of projects have recently been completed, or are currently underway to revitalize and renew many parts of the city. There is reliable public transportation in the city, that can get you to Washington DC and its suburbs quickly and cheaply. While many people here commute to Washington DC to work, there are many opportunities here.