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Libertytown, Maryland
Country  United States of America
State  Maryland
County Flag of Frederick County, Maryland.png 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 UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
21762
Area code(s) 301 and 240
FIPS code 24-46800
GNIS feature ID 0590664

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

Geography

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.

Recreation

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).

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