Economic Development Partners
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Business-oriented agencies and organizations in Frederick County collaborate to achieve common goals:
For more information, please contact the elected officials or staff listed in the organizational links.
Businesses of all sizes and specialties are welcome in Frederick County, Maryland! For information about starting or relocating a business to Frederick, contact any of the Economic Development Partners in the links to the left of this webpage or contact offices that specialize in these areas:
|Frederick County Economic Development Partners
|The City of Frederick Economic Development Department
Are you looking to start, expand, or relocate your business to Frederick County, Maryland, and take advantage of our highly educated workforce, vast resources and proximity to the nation's capital? Maryland is home to 50 federal agencies, universities, and Fortune 500 companies that make our state a world leader in advanced technology, defense, and health sciences. Plus, there are ample job opportunities!
Whatever your need, you are sure to find assistance from the following state business-oriented agencies:
Largest County & Quick Access to Neighboring Cities
Frederick County is Maryland's largest county in size -- 663 square miles. The City of Frederick, the county seat, is intersected by 5 interstate and national highways that provide easy access to
It is home to the 5,700-acre Catoctin National Park, site of the Camp David Presidential Retreat.
Frederick County is also Maryland's largest dairy producer, providing 1/3 of the state's milk production.
Frederick County's 9,000 businesses employ 91,000 workers; an estimated 98% of these businesses have under 100 workers, demonstrating that small business is the backbone of our economy. Frederick County boasts major employers including Bechtel, Lonza, Fannie Mae, Fort Detrick, MedImmune, and State Farm Insurance all with at least 500 employees and more. The county has experienced a significant increase in high-tech and bio-science companies, allowing more residents to work near where they live.
Here are some quick links to demographic, population, and census information related to Frederick County and its municipalities.