Place:Thurmont, Frederick, Maryland, United States

Alt namesMechanicstown
Coordinates39.625°N 77.41°W
Located inFrederick, Maryland, United States
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Thurmont is a town in Frederick County, Maryland, United States. The population was 6,170 at the 2010 census. The town is located in the northern part of Frederick County (north of Frederick, Maryland, the county seat), approximately ten miles from the Pennsylvania border, along U.S. Highway 15. It is very close to Cunningham Falls State Park and Catoctin Mountain Park, which contains the presidential retreat of Camp David. Thurmont is also home to Catoctin Colorfest, an arts and crafts festival that draws in about 125,000 people each year.

Thurmont was designated in 2005 as a "Main Street Maryland Community."

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