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Middletown
Frederick County, Maryland

ZipCodes
21769




Page Contents for Middletown, Maryland

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Maryland state capital is Annapolis.
The population of Middletown is approximately 2,858 2007, 4136 2010.
The approximate number of families is 981 2000, 1484 2010.
The amount of land area in Middletown is 2.612 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Middletown is 1.69 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Middletown to Washington DC is 47 miles.
The distance to the Maryland state capital is 67 miles. (as the crow flies)
Middletown is positioned 39.44 degrees north of the equator and 77.54 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Middletown elevation is 547 feet above sea level.
Middletown per capita income is $ 25,759 2000.
Middletown median income is $ 85,960 2007.
The Middletown median home price is $ 442,680 2007.

Location

in northern Maryland about nine miles from Frederick and about 52 miles from Washington, D.C.. Other nearby communities include Braddock Heights, Myersville, Burkittsville, Clover Hill, Rohrersville and Ballenger Creek.
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History & History Related Items

The first settlers began arriving in the 1730s. One of these was MichaelJesserong who purchased property. He named the property Middletown and began to sell lots there in 1767. The early German and English settlers started to arrive in the valley in the 1730s. Among them was Michael Jesserong, who paid £66 for 50 acres. He named his property Middletown and sold the first lots there in 1767, the date officially marked as that of the town’s founding.

A young George Washington surveyed the South Mountain area and reported of a beautiful valley to the east. Later, as a Colonel, in 1755, he again came through the area.

Here is a history page for Middletown.
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The founding of Middletown

1767

The incorporation of Middletown

1833


Attractions

Lamar Heritage and Cultural Center Tours
200 W. Main Street
Call 301-371-7090 for hours
Explore Dr. Lamar's Sanitarium and see his original operating room, equipment, books and medicines dating back to the early 1900's. Civil War memorabilia is on display and the public can use a codigraph machine that accesses old Valley Register newspapers dating back to the 1800's.
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Middletown City Government

Town of Middletown
31 West Main Street
Middletown, MD 21769
Phone: 301-371-6171

Middletown Chamber

Frederick County Chamber of Commerce
8420-B Gas House Pike
Frederick, MD 21701
Phone: 301 662.4164

Middletown Organizations

Frederick County Chamber of Commerce
8420-B Gas House Pike
Frederick, MD 21701
Phone: 301 662.4164

Middletown Schools

Frederick County Public Schools
115 East Church Street
Frederick, MD 21701
Phone: 301-644-5000 Middletown

Miscellany

The population of Middletown was:
1990 - 1,834
2000 - 2,668
2007 - 2,858

Number of Housing Units:
1990 - 738
2000 - 981


Median age:
2000 - 36.1 years

Median household income:
2000 - $ 67,266
2007 - $ 85,960

Median house value:
2000 - $ 188,300
2007 - $ 442,680

Middletown is located in the eastern time zone and does participate in daylight savings time during a portion of the year.


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