Welcome to Frederick County, MD

It's no surprise that Frederick County was named as one of the "Top 10 Best Counties in America" by Movoto in 2014 and among the second "Smartest Cities in America" for the second year in a row by Forbes. As Maryland's largest county, Frederick County provides a vast array of opportunities for businesses and residents alike. Our mission is to increase the overall economic health of Frederick County through attracting new businesses in our targeted industries and helping existing businesses be more successful.

What's New

2014 Family Festival at the Farm

Family Festival at the Farm October 18-19 at various farms throughout Frederick County. Visit page 64 of Homegrown Here to find a list and begin the fun!


Business Appreciation Week 2014

BDRD will host Business Appreciation Week during the week of October 27-31, 2014. If you are a Frederick County business, please contact us at 301-600-1578 to sign-up and receive free marketing about your business.


Press Release Service Now Available to Frederick County Businesses

BDRD has another tool available to the business community at no cost.  Submit your major news to prweb@frederickcountymd.gov to distribute your releases across the web. For more information, please click here.