Place:Frederick, Frederick, Maryland, United States


NameFrederick
TypeCity
Coordinates39.426°N 77.42°W
Located inFrederick, Maryland, United States
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Frederick is the county seat of Frederick County, the largest county by area in the U.S. state of Maryland. Frederick is a community of the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is part of a greater Washington-Baltimore-Northern Virginia, DC-MD-VA-WV Combined Statistical Area. The city's population was 65,239 people at the 2010 United States Census, making it the second-largest incorporated city in Maryland, behind only Baltimore.

Frederick is home to Frederick Municipal Airport (IATA: FDK), which primarily accommodates general aviation traffic, and to the U.S. Army's Fort Detrick military installation, the largest employer in the county focusing on multiple bioscience and communications programs.

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