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Antique Capital of Maryland

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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).

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New Market 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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New Market history:

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.

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New Market 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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