Do you know how much the arts contribute to Worcester County’s economy and quality of life?

The arts play an important role in the quality of life Worcester County has to offer its residents and visitors. The arts make our communities better places to live and work. In addition to their contributions to quality of life, the arts comprise an industry that also generates economic benefits. On the lower shore, the arts generated 56.1 million in gross sales and provided 734 jobs.


Basic Economic Facts


What do local Native American place names mean?

Here are few of the names people ask about:

  • Assateague – The river beyond
  • Pocomoke – Broken ground
  • Assawoman – A cross stream
  • Sinepuxent – Shallow

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