Monrovia, Maryland

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Monrovia, Maryland
Unincorporated community
Country  United States of America
State  Maryland
County Frederick

Monrovia is a small Unincorporated community located in the southeastern portion of Frederick County. The zip code for the area is 21770, and its coordinates are (39.37 N, 77.27 W).

Education[edit]

Monrovia is a part of the Frederick County public school system. Children from the area attend Green Valley or Kemptown Elementary School, Windsor Knolls Middle School, and Urbana High School, or Linganore High School, due to redistricting in the Fall of 2010.

Transport[edit]

The two major roads in the area are Maryland Route 75 and Maryland Route 80.

Historical Landmarks[edit]

The 75-80 dragway was established in 1964. The track closed in 2005, with no plans to resume races. The closing prompted a significant public response, and renovations to the dragway began in 2007. The track reopened on April 3, 2009. The track closed for the final time on September 28, 2013 and is planned to be replaced by a housing development.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Brown, Christian (April 9, 2009). "75-80 Dragway reopens". The Gazette. Retrieved May 18, 2013. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 39°22′19″N 77°16′19″W / 39.37194°N 77.27194°W / 39.37194; -77.27194