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  ABC 7 News - Firefighters Tackle Log Fire at Frederick Co. Saw Mill   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Firefighters from three counties were called to put out a fire at a saw mill near the Frederick County town of New Market this evening.
Frederick County Battalion Chief Doug Brown says several piles of timber caught fire.
Firefighters from Montgomery and Carroll counties responded along with Frederick County firefighters.
www.wjla.com /news/stories/0107/390183.html   (288 words)

  Frederick County, Maryland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Frederick County is a county located in the western part of the U.S. state of Maryland, bordering the southern border of Pennsylvania and the northeastern border of Virginia.
Frederick County is governed by county commissioners, the traditional form of county government in Maryland.
In the county the population was spread out with 27.60% under the age of 18, 7.40% from 18 to 24, 32.70% from 25 to 44, 22.60% from 45 to 64, and 9.60% who were 65 years of age or older.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Frederick_County,_Maryland   (771 words)

 FREDERICK COUNTY, MARYLAND   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Frederick County is encouraged as part of the County's solid waste management planning process to continue to explore regional or area-wide approaches to solid waste management.
Construction of a transfer station to move Frederick County solid waste to an out-of-jurisdiction regional solid waste disposal facility under the provisions of a negotiated agreement is consistent with this goal.
Frederick County had a population of 199,369 in January 2000, an increase of approximately 33 percent from the 1990 Census Report of 150,208.
www.co.frederick.md.us /UtilMenu/FCSWMP022003.htm   (3031 words)

 Homeschooling in Frederick County, Maryland
Frederick County uses a "Home Instruction Profile" form to keep a record that an education program is in place.
For our first review with Frederick County, we put together a looseleaf binder (as described on the Anne Arundel County Portfolio Requirements page) including a divider for each subject, a sample weekly planner page for each subject, and samples of the work for each subject.
Anne Arundel County Maryland Portfolio Requirements - J. Gibson was kind enough to publish her experiences with Anne Arundel County's portfolio requirements and portfolio review process.
tedfelix.com /homeschool/maryland.html   (1156 words)

 Frederick, Maryland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Frederick is located in Frederick County in the mid(sometimes considered west) part of the State of Maryland near the junction of Interstate 70, Interstate 270, and US Highway 40.
Frederick was a stop along the German migration route that led down through the Shenandoah Valley all the way to the western Piedmont in North Carolina.
Frederick is also home of several liberal organizations including the Peace Resource Center of Frederick County, an installation of Women in Black, and the Frederick Progressive Action Coalition or FredPac.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Frederick,_Maryland   (1492 words)

 Frederick.com-Frederick County Maryland History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
While the early land grants were to English-speaking people from Maryland, and the earliest settlers came from nearby St. Mary's, Charles, and Prince George's Counties, a large part of the actual settlers of the land were Palatines from Germany.
The first German settlement in Frederick County was as early as 1729 in the village of Monocacy, which was the first village beyond the lower part of Montgomery County in Western Maryland.
The Maryland officials early appreciated the value of the German settlers to the province and did all they could to encourage the movement, as the Germans were looked upon as a thrifty, industrious and God-fearing poeple who were a benefit to the community.
www.frederick.com /11/history.asp   (1103 words)

 Race Counting in Frederick County Maryland
-- In March of 2002 the Frederick County Board of County Commissioners became aware that the County's Department of Aging was engaging in the practice of categorizing, classifying, distinguishing or otherwise identifying consumers of the Department's services on the basis of race.
Demographics: Frederick County is one of the fastest growing suburbs of Washington, DC.
If enacted, the Act would eventually require County Divisions and Departments to refrain from the practice of categorizing, classifying, distinguishing, or otherwise identifying citizens on the basis of race unless the BOCC [Board of County Commissioners] expressly determines that the practice is narrowly tailored to serve a compelling governmental interest.
www.adversity.net /frederickcounty.htm   (2505 words)

 Greater Washington Initiative
A land of unspoiled forests and picturesque farms, the County is also a dynamic center of growth and development.
And Frederick, the County seat is an "All-America" city that combines 19th century charm with contemporary amenities.
Frederick County is the home of 4,080 businesses.
www.greaterwashington.org /regional/local_stats/md/frederick.htm   (202 words)

 Frederick County Maryland Real Estate
Frederick County Maryland Real Estate is a way for consumers to find the best Real estate Agents and Brokers for every city in Frederick County Maryland.
When you have been directed to an Frederick County Maryland real estate professional in the area you have chosen you will be able to search for your dream home and get free printouts from the MLS database in that area.
Frederick County Maryland Real Estate Brokers and agents can use the many news and information pages we offer to get up to date information about the Frederick County Maryland real estate market.
www.myhomesearches.com /county/maryland/frederick-county-maryland.htm   (576 words)

 Fixing Frederick
Frederick County, Maryland isn't broken, I just like riding my fixed gear bicycle(s) around it.
"Frederick County, the largest county in Maryland, lies in the north central part of the State and is 664.1 square miles or 425,047 acres in area.
Carroll County lies to the east while South Mountain is the western division between Frederick and Washington Counties.
home.att.net /~jfgorham/fixing_frederick.htm   (419 words)

 Frederick County, Maryland MD, county profile - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Frederick County is one of 23 counties in Maryland.
The county is in the Washington-Arlington metro area.
This was an increase of 11.46% from the 2000 census.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=2576   (457 words)

 Frederick County, Maryland, Location
Several famous people in Maryland history came from Frederick County, including Thomas Johnson, the state's first elected governor, and John Hanson, America's first president under the Articles of Confederation.
The first settlers were Pennsylvania Germans who came to Frederick in 1730 and named the county and county seat in 1748 for Frederick Calvert, the sixth and last Lord Baltimore.
Frederick County, located in both the Appalachian Mountain and Piedmont Plateau regions, has more farms than any other county in Maryland.
www.marylandvisitorsnetwork.com /frederick/are.html   (362 words)

 Optimist Club of Frederick - Friend of Youth in Frederick County Maryland, Talent Show, Youth Apprication Week YAW, ...
Each year Frederick county Youth are given the opportunity speak their minds in the Oratorical and Essay Contests.
In May the Law Enforcement community of Frederick County is honored as the Frederick Optimist' join Optimist International in the Respect for Law program.
Optimist Club of Frederick, Inc. Frederick Md The Optimist Club of Frederick, Inc. is incorporated in the state of Maryland and meets the criteria for tax exemption of Section 501C (4) of the US tax code.
www.frederickoptimist.org /index.htm   (1043 words)

 Maryland Resources: Frederick County
This page from the Maryland State Archives provides an overview of county history and information on census, geography, government, organizational structure, and budget.
This page from the Maryland Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics provides links to resources in Frederick County, including government, education, family services, social services, hospitals, and others.
The Mental Health Association is diligent in its efforts to promote the importance of good mental health, to reduce the stigma associated with mental illness and to serve as advocates for mental health issues in Frederick County.
www.parishnursing.umaryland.edu /mdresources/county/frederick.asp   (275 words)

 Frederick Co., MD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
It was named for Frederick Calvert (1731-1771), sixth and last Lord Baltimore and was the fourteenth county to be established in Maryland.
Since Frederick was divided so often, much of its history is the history of all of northern and western Maryland.
Frederick County can be considered the gateway to western Maryland because of the difference in topography that occurs as the land changes from the Piedmont to the Appalachian Mountain regions.
www.usgennet.org /usa/md/county/frederick   (438 words)

 Frederick County, Maryland houses, real estate, agriculture, wages, work, ancestries, and more
General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.8.
Churches in Frederick County include: Rocky Hill Church, Saint Anthony Shrine Roman Catholic Church, Saint Ignasius Loyola Catholic Church, Apples Church, Saint John Lutheran Church, Saint John United Methodist Church, Araby United Methodist Church, Saint Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church.
Frederick County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is above Maryland state average.
www.city-data.com /county/Frederick_County-MD.html   (719 words)

 Frederick County, Maryland Genealogical Records Information
Maryland Genealogical Society, 201 W. Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21201-4674.
Frederick County was created in 1748 from Baltimore and Prince George's counties (Chapter 15, Acts of 1748).
Nichols and Related Families of Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Maryland, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virgina, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and Delaware.
www.mymarylandgenealogy.com /md_county/fr.htm   (902 words)

 Frederick County Public Schools schools - district elementary, middle, and high school information
In 2005-2006 Maryland used the Maryland State Assessment (MSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math.
The MSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Maryland.
In 2005-2006 Maryland used the Maryland High School Assessments (HSA) to test students in English 2, algebra, biology and government upon completion of each course.
www.greatschools.net /cgi-bin/md/district_profile/11   (634 words)

 Frederick County, Maryland Lookups   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
"Lutheran Marriages and Burials in the Monacacy Church Frederick County, Maryland and in the Evangelical Lutheran Congregation in the City of Frederick, MD. 1743-1811 (F. Weiser)"
It is a history and genealogy of the early Martzes and where they arrived in America and the paths they blazed across this country.
He is working with the blessing of the Registrar of Wills, as with the publication of the new will index by Paw Prints, they are afraid that the county clerks will be swamped with requests.
midatlantic.rootsweb.com /MD/frederick/lookups.html   (343 words)

 eBay - frederick county ..., Nonfiction Books, Genealogy items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Frederick County Maryland Sheriff Patch 1980s '90s MINT
Frederick County Virginia Police Car Code 2 Matchbox
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 Frederick County Homes for Sale. Real Estate in Frederick County, Maryland
Then contact any of the Maryland Real Estate Agents for professional assistance finding your Maryland area home.
Click on the Frederick cities that you are interested in or search all Real Estate in Frederick County:
So whether you are wondering what your home value is, looking for an agent to help you buy or sell your real estate, or just looking to browse properties in your area, it's all right here.
www.homes.com /Real_Estate/MD/County/FREDERICK   (321 words)

 Ghostly Soldiers in Frederick County, Maryland
The people of Frederick County, Maryland are still reminded of the horror that came with the Civil War.
Men who were wounded in the battle of South Mountain in September of 1864 were taken to the nearby town of Burkittsville, where their wounds were attended to in the typical fashion of the day.
The only ghost i know of might be associated with the KKK as their white sheets were supposed to be dead confederate soldiers.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/civil_war_ghosts/85654   (587 words)

 The Official Tourism Website of Frederick County, Maryland
Frederick County Maryland is less than one hour from Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and nearby Gettysburg, Antietam, and Harpers Ferry.
Let us be your guide as you discover the many attractions, historic sites, and Civil War heritage that our county has to offer.
To start the use of the interactive maps click on the Frederick area map or the Frederick county map.
www.fredericktourism.org   (86 words)

 Frederick County Dental Society: Homepage
The Frederick County Dental Society represents and supports the dental profession in its efforts to provide high quality, ethical, oral health care to the public and is the professional association for dentists in Frederick County, Maryland.
Consisting of approximately 104 members, FCDS is a branch of both the Maryland State Dental Association and the American Dental Association.
Members of the Frederick County Dental Society can sign-up for a FCDS bulk e-mail newsletter with any updates and upcoming events.
www.frederickcountydentalsociety.org /index.html   (187 words)

 Maryland Cooperative Extension Frederick County   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Established by Congress in 1914, the Maryland Cooperative Extension (MCE) is an educational network, centered in the country's seventy-two land grant universities.
In Maryland, MCE operates through the University of Maryland at College Park (UMCP), and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES).
MCE has field offices in all twenty-three Maryland counties and Baltimore City.
extension.umd.edu /local/Frederick   (193 words)

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