Frederick County, located in northwest Maryland, is the largest county by area in the state – stretching from Virginia to Pennsylvania. The county is home to over 240,000 residents, U.S. Army’s Fort Detrick, and the Presidential Retreat, Camp David. The city has also been home to several historical figures, including Francis Scott Key – the man who penned the Star Spangled Banner. Frederick County’s affordable real estate and low taxes make it easy for both corporations and local businesses to flourish. The county’s strong agricultural involvement has made it the number one producer of dairy products in the state of Maryland and has helped maintain the 19 parks and numerous trails throughout the region.
Despite its proximity to major cities like Washington DC and Baltimore, the county has held onto its colonial style. At the heart of the county is Frederick, which has attracted more than 1.7 million visitors each year and has seamlessly integrated contemporary culture into its historical landscape.