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Did You Know?



Worcester County’s Public Schools have been awarded the National Blue Ribbon School Award by the U.S. Department of Education.



Pocomoke Industrial Park is the largest manufacturing hub in Worcester County.




Worcester County’s average household income ranks higher than the U.S. average household income.

3 Institutions
of Higher Learning

within 20 miles of Worcester County, including 2 University System of Maryland institutions.



visitors pass through the Route 50 Corridor each year.


Tax Credits Available

One Maryland, Enterprise Zone, Job Creation, R&D, More Jobs for Marylander’s Act Tier 1 Designation.


Enterprise Zones

3 municipalities are designated as Enterprise Zones for real property tax, income tax, and job creation tax credits.

Worcester County is a federally designated SBA HUBZone allowing businesses an advantage in contracting with the U.S. government.

Worcester County, Maryland Means Business

Worcester County, Maryland’s only seaside community, is a dynamic, pro-business marketplace that abounds with new opportunities. Strategically located in the heart of the Delmarva Peninsula, our communities offer a superb family friendly lifestyle, outstanding school system, and ready access to major metropolitan markets, including Washington D.C., Baltimore and Philadelphia. We pride ourselves on our low tax structure, an abundant workforce, and a transportation network of highways, rail and airports to serve your business needs.

Close to Major Markets

Close to major highways Rt. 50, Rt. 13, and Rt. 113, Salisbury Regional Airport, Ocean City Municipal Airport, access to major waterways & rail systems.


Drive to Baltimore


Drive to Washington


Drive to Philadelphia


Drive to Wilmington



Drive to Dover



Drive to Annapolis



Drive to NY & NJ

Worcester County Recreation and Parks, State of the Art Facilities

The Worcester County Recreation Center (WCRC) is the County’s hub for indoor athletics. From basketball and volleyball, to track, pickleball, box lacrosse, futsal and more, the pristine facility and staff are equipped to provide an inclusive high-level tournament experience for you and your players. In addition, the WCRC is just a few minutes from the historic town of Snow Hill where you can explore the unique shops and eateries adjacent to the Pocomoke River. 


The Worcester County Fair

It’s that time of year again. Get excited for the Worcester County Fair! Come join the fun of a traditional country fair in the picturesque setting of Byrd Park in Snow Hill, MD. Bring the whole family and have a blast this weekend!

The community event is FREE for all to enjoy. It’s going to be a beautiful, sunny weekend, and what better way to spend it than outdoors by the Pocomoke River.

Plak That, a dream to success

Thanks to Ocean Downs’ Worcester County location, dozens of local companies have tapped the VLT Fund. One business that utilized the fund was Plak That, a print shop that is known for their art transforming blank planks into custom photos and art. Owner Wyatt Harrison, worked from his parent’s garage, and thanks to a loyal customer base, the business soon outgrew its home-based studio.

Seacrets Distillery, a 1933-era speakeasy time capsule

Walking into Seacrets Distillery is akin to entering a time capsule and re-emerging in a 1933-era speakeasy. Ocean City’s premier distillery recreates and celebrates the end of prohibition in a state-of-the-art production facility boasting a treasure trove of period antiques and art. Opened in 2016, the distillery was the vision of restaurateur Leighton Moore – owner of the adjacent Seacrets nightclub – who oversaw its design and construction. Head distiller Cody Miller produces and bottles Seacrets award-winning, small-batch, handcrafted spirits.

Del Vecchio's Bakery, a Maryland's Coast treat

Enticing aromas of fruit pies, savory pastries, and just out of the oven breads beckon customers into Del Vecchio’s Bakery. A professional pastry chef and former culinary school instructor, John channeled his passion for baking into a full-time venture. After considering locations throughout Delmarva, he was enticed to locate in Snow Hill while participating in the weekly farmer’s market. And, thanks to the town’s Main Street program, John received a $10,000 small business/VLT loan to help renovate the space.

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