A Good Life is Good

for Business

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

Choose Maryland's Coast

Community. Opportunity. Affordability. Lifestyle. And the Beach!

Long renowned as a fantastic vacation destination, Worcester County is an even better place to launch a career, build a business and plant roots. Discover how our enviable coastal lifestyle has helped businesses thrive for generations – and why we’re a magnet for entrepreneurs and new enterprises.

Quality of Life

Naturally Cool, Coastal Towns

Berlin – America’s Coolest Small Town! Located just 10 miles from the beach, this picturesque town is loved for its graceful architecture, walkable streets, independent shops and vibrant food scene. Great schools, parks, a lively farmer’s market and an outstanding new library draw residents and visitors alike.

Strengthening Maryland's Coast

Being mostly small rural towns here on the lower shore, Tourism and Economic Development director Melanie Pursel, would imagine you are constantly looking for ways to strengthen your economies, provide better quality of life, and build on local assets.

A Naturally Bright Education in Worcester County

Worcester County’s renowned public education system is comprised of 14 exceptional schools serving 6,500 students. Nine are designated National Blue Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Department of Education. The school system is ranked #3 in the state of Maryland. The County also has five private schools. There are three higher education institutions located in close proximity: University of Maryland Eastern Shore (Princess Anne), Salisbury University and Wor-Wic Community College (Salisbury).


November Events in Worcester County, MD

It’s the most wonderful time of the year in Worcester County, MD! The weather is crisp, and fun holiday events are lining up our calendars to help us get into the spirit with our friends and families. Are you looking for some things to do in Worcester County? Check out our list of some of our favorite November events!

Things to Do in Worcester County

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