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Frederick, Md.

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Situated between Baltimore, Md., (46 miles) and Washington, D.C., (45 miles), Frederick County, Md., adjoins Virginia, West Virginia and Pennsylvania. The major highways that access the county are 1-70, I-270, U.S. 15, U.S. 40, U.S. 40A and U.S. 340. Frederick County is easily accessible by automobile, air, train, and motorcoach. Reagan National, Dulles International and Baltimore/Washington International airports are less than an hour from Frederick, which is also served by Frederick Municipal Airport. A Greyhound Bus Service is also located in Frederick City. There is a MARC commuter rail station in downtown Frederick.

Directions to Fort Detrick

Frederick Street Map

Directions from Baltimore, Md.

Individuals with Federally Issued Identification

  • Take Interstate 695 around Baltimore to Interstate 70 West.
  • In Frederick, take Exit #53, Route 15 North.
  • Follow Rt 15 North to the 7th Street exit.
  • Turn right on 7th Street, follow 4 blocks to Fort Detrick's Main Gate.

Visitors and Deliveries

  • Take Interstate 695 around Baltimore to Interstate 70 West.
  • In Frederick, take Exit #53, Route 15 North.
  • Follow Rt 15 North to the Rosemont Exit.
  • The exit circles around and you bear to the right. Follow Rosemont Avenue, going straight through 3 lights. At the fourth light, make a right into the Old Farm Gate.

Directions from Hagerstown, Md.

Individuals with Federally Issued Identification

  • Take Interstate 70 East to Rt. 15 North (Exit #52).
  • Follow Rt 15 North to the 7th Street Exit.
  • Turn right on 7th Street follow 4 blocks to Fort Detrick's Main Gate.

Visitors and Deliveries

  • Take Interstate 70 East to Rt. 15 North (Exit #52).
  • Follow Rt 15 North to the Rosemont Exit.
  • The exit circles around and you bear to the right. Follow Rosemont Avenue, going straight through 3 lights. At the fourth light, make a right into the Old Farm Gate.

Directions from Washington D. C.

Individuals with Federally Issued Identification

  • Take Interstate 495 North to Interstate 270 (Exit #38) toward Rockville, MD.
  • At Frederick, Interstate 270 ends and joins Route 15 North.
  • Follow Rt 15 North to the 7th Street Exit.
  • Turn right on 7th Street follow 4 blocks to Fort Detrick's Main Gate.

Visitors and Deliveries

  • Take Interstate 495 North to Interstate 270 (Exit #38) toward Rockville, MD.
  • At Frederick, Interstate 270 ends and joins Route 15 North.
  • Follow Rt 15 North to the Rosemont Exit.
  • The exit circles around and you bear to the right. Follow Rosemont Avenue, going straight through 3 lights. At the fourth light, make a right into the Old Farm Gate.

Fort Detrick Area Hotels/Motels

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This information is furnished for the benefit of prospective travelers and is not to be construed as an endorsement or recommendation for the Motels concerned by U.S. Army Garrison, Fort Detrick or the U.S. Army. Direct updates or corrections to the Housing Services Office, 1520 Freedman Drive Room 202, Fort Detrick, MD 21702; 301-619-3224, fax-301-619-2010, or E-mail us.

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