Libertytown, Maryland

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Libertytown, Maryland
Census-designated place
Libertytown is located in Maryland
Libertytown
Libertytown
Libertytown is located in the US
Libertytown
Libertytown
Location in Maryland
Coordinates: 39°29′5″N 77°14′31″W / 39.48472°N 77.24194°W / 39.48472; -77.24194Coordinates: 39°29′5″N 77°14′31″W / 39.48472°N 77.24194°W / 39.48472; -77.24194
Country  United States of America
State  Maryland
County Frederick
Area
 • Total 2.42 sq mi (6.26 km2)
 • Land 2.41 sq mi (6.24 km2)
 • Water 0.004 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation 490 ft (150 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 950
 • Density 394/sq mi (152.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 21762
Area code(s) 301 and 240
FIPS code 24-46800
GNIS feature ID 0590664[1]

Libertytown is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Frederick County, in the U.S. state of Maryland.[2] As of the 2010 census it had a population of 950.[3] The Abraham Jones House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.[4]

Geography[edit]

The community is in eastern Frederick County, along Maryland Route 26 (Liberty Road), which leads east 34 miles (55 km) to Baltimore and southwest 11 miles (18 km) to Frederick. Maryland Route 75 crosses MD 26 in the center of town, leading northeast 8 miles (13 km) to Union Bridge and south 7 miles (11 km) to New Market. Maryland Route 31 intersects MD 26 on the east edge of town and leads northeast 17 miles (27 km) to Westminster. Maryland Route 550 leaves MD 26 in the western part of town and leads northwest 5 miles (8 km) to Woodsboro.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Libertytown CDP has a total area of 2.4 square miles (6.3 km2), of which 0.006 square miles (0.015 km2), or 0.23%, is water.[3]

Education[edit]

Libertytown is the location of Liberty Elementary School. Liberty opened its doors in 1927, teaching grades 1 through 12. In 1945, Liberty graduated its final senior class and continued teaching junior high until 1962.

Notre Dame Academy is a Catholic elementary school in Libertytown.

Recreation[edit]

Libertytown Park contains two baseball fields, one for Little League and the other a regular sized ball field, as well as a basketball court, three tennis courts, and a large field space for football and soccer. There is also a trail of 2.4 miles (3.9 km).

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Libertytown, Maryland
  2. ^ "Geographic Names Information System". Libertytown (Populated Place). U.S. Geological Survey. 2009-01-29. 
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001), Libertytown CDP, Maryland". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved June 1, 2016. 
  4. ^ National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.