About Emmitsburg

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Emmitsburg, MD, was founded in 1785, is located in Frederick County, and is a relatively small community. Emmitsburg is home to the National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, Mount Saint Mary's University, and the National Emergency Training Center (NETC). The NETC campus, which was the former St. Joseph's College, is home to the U.S. Fire Administration's National Fire Academy (USFA's NFA) and the Emergency Management Institute (EMI). You will also find the National Fallen Firefighter Memorial and the National Civil Defense Monument on the NETC campus.

The following businesses are located in the Emmitsburg area and most are within walking distance:

Automobile Repairs and Services

Banks

Barber/Beauty Shops

Dentist

Dry Cleaning

Groceries/Markets

Library

Lodging

Pharmacy

Physicians

Restaurants

Shipping/Mailing

Taxi/Shuttle Service