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The population of Fort Ritchie is approximately 284 (2007), 314 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 335 (2000), 102 (2010).

The amount of land area in Fort Ritchie is 2.505 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Fort Ritchie is 1.0 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.065 sq kilometers.
The distance from Fort Ritchie to Washington DC is 61 miles. The distance to the Maryland state capital is 75 miles. (as the crow flies)
Fort Ritchie is positioned 39.70 degrees north of the equator and 77.50 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Fort Ritchie elevation is 176 feet above sea level.
Fort Ritchie per capita income is $10,549 (2000).
Fort Ritchie median income is $37,893 (2007).

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Fort Ritchie location: in northern Maryland about 20 miles from Frederick and about 64 miles from Washington, D.C.. Other nearby communities include Highfield-Cascade, Smithsburg, Cavetown, Thurmont and Leitersburg, all in Maryland and Rouzerville, Wayne Heights and Waynesboro all in Pennsylvania.

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Fort Ritchie history:

Fort Ritchie is a former U.S. military base that closed in September 1998 pursuant to the 1995 Base Realignment and Closure Commission.
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Pictures on base at the former Fort Ritchie.

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