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New Market
Frederick County, Maryland

ZipCodes
21774

Motto
Antique Capital of Maryland



Page Contents for New Market, 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 New Market is approximately 465 2007, 656 2010.
The approximate number of families is 170 2000, 231 2010.
The amount of land area in New Market is 1.559 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in New Market is 0.7 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from New Market to Washington DC is 36 miles.
The distance to the Maryland state capital is 52 miles. (as the crow flies)
New Market is positioned 39.38 degrees north of the equator and 77.27 degrees west of the prime meridian.
New Market elevation is 545 feet above sea level.
New Market median income is $ 79,603 2007.
The New Market median home price is $ 368,391 2007.

Location

in Northern Maryland about 11 miles from Frederick and about 37 miles from Washington, D.C.. Other nearby communities include Green Valley, Linganore-Bartonsville, Mount Airy, Discovery-Spring Garden, Walkersville, Damascus and Woodsboro.
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History & History Related Items

New Market was an important part of the Old National Road and was a trade route during the late 1700's.

Nicholas Hall tried to start up the Town of New Market in 1788, but was not successful. It seems there was difficulty betwee William Plummer, an adjoining landowner, and himself. Later on 1 August 1792, Plummer laid out the Town with 36 lots. Then on 29 January 1793, Hall laid out 134 lots.The first lots sold were by Hall and this is when the town officially began. They designated the new main street of the town on both sides of the Frederick and Baltimore Turnpike. The new town attracted many travellers and new businesses as well. The town was incorporated in 1878.

Here is a history page for New Market. Try this history page for the town. This history page also tells about the town's past.
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Attractions

New Market is known as the Antique Capital of Maryland.
The town is over 200 years old with 71 homes from the Federal period. There are many antique shops all along Main Street

Adventure Park USA
P.O. Box 362
New Market, MD 21774
Phone: 301-865-6800
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New Market City Government

Town of New Market
39 West Main Street
Phone: 301-865-5544

New Market Chamber

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

New Market Organizations

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

New Market Schools

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

Miscellany

The population of New Market was:
1990 - 328
2000 - 427
2007 - 465

Number of Housing Units:
1990 - 131
2000 - 170


Median age:
2000 - 37.6 years

Median Household income:
2000 - $ 62,292
2007 - $ 79,603

Median house value:
2000 - $ 156,700
2007 - $ 368,391

New Market is located in the Eastern Time Zone and does participate in daylight savings time during a portion of the year.


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