As Mayor of Pocomoke City I would like to bid you a warm welcome
to The Friendliest Town on the Eastern Shore!
are a family oriented city of just under 5000 people located on
the coast of Maryland on the Delmarva
Peninsula. Our city rests against one of our greatest attributes,
the banks of the Pocomoke
River which is one of the top scenic rivers in America. Our
town was founded in the early 1700’s and was incorporated
is proud of the fact that we are a sub-center for commerce on
the lower shore as we are home to a growing industrial park with
great diversity currently playing host to defense contractors,
aerospace engineering and plastics fabrication. We are also strategically
located very near The
Wallops Island Flight Facility in Wallops Island Virginia.
are an ideal community in which to raise a family. Children can
easily walk or ride their bikes from one of our many neighborhoods
to our award winning Blue Ribbon Schools, boasting numerous state
championship sports and fabulous after-school programs. In 2009
we were recognized for the second time as one of only 15 finalists
in the nation-wide All-America Cities competition, a distinction
that is another source of great pride for our city.
and enjoy one of our many scenic attractions that make up our
downtown area and are putting us well on our way to becoming the
crown jewel of the shore for regional history. Take a stroll along
our ½ mile River Boardwalk, explore our Nature
Trail which begins in Cypress Park, a park complete with pavilions,
restrooms, a children’s playground and a new outdoor amphitheater.
Pay a visit to our Farmer's and Flea Market that is open on Friday
and Saturday mornings. A source of great excitement for us is
the opening of our new riverfront restaurant, a boat accessible
dining facility in the middle of our downtown area. As you take
in the many historic homes that line our city streets you will
no doubt pass our State of the Art Pocomoke
Volunteer Fire Company and our Community Center. Construction
was completed in 2010 and it has already played host to many of
the events and fundraisers that take place annually in Pocomoke.
in a movie or a show at The Historic MarVa
Theater, capture the very essence of our history with a tour
of The Delmarva
Discovery Center and learn about what makes Pocomoke City
and the surrounding areas so very special. Visit one of our two
museums rich in local flavor, The
Sturgis One Room Schoolhouse and The
Be sure to see our fairgrounds, home to our annual Great
Pocomoke Fair and numerous tractor pulls. No day would be
complete without a round of golf at Winter
Quarters Municipal Golf Course, our riverside nine-hole golf
facility. We also have many area restaurants that are just waiting
to serve you dinner. Whatever brings you to Pocomoke City, Maryland,
we hope you enjoy your time here and find your own reason for
calling Pocomoke City “a great place to visit and a wonderful
place to live.
A. Morrison, Mayor
(Photo courtesty Greg Cromer Aerial Photography -
next Mayor & City Council meeting will be held on Tuesday,
September the 8th at 7:30pm inside City Hall. The location
is 101 Clarke Avenue, Pocomoke City, Maryland. To read past minutes,
visit this page.
Effective July 7, 2015, Maryland State Police Lt. Earl
W. Starner, will serve as Pocomoke City Interim Chief of Police,
until further notice.
the full PDF here]
JULY 2, 2015
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Russo speaks with Russell W. Blake, City Manager of Pocomoke, MD
about solar energy, downtown attractions, a new waterfront restaurant
and their golf course. Click
here to watch the video!
budget for fiscal year 2016 is now online for viewing. Click
City welcomes Cobb-Vantress, Inc. located at 1901
Broad Street. Click here for the press release!
Annual Drinking Water Quality Report for 2014
Click here to read it.
Summer Trash Collection Schedule
Starting June 22, 2015, trash must be placed at
curb by 6:30 a.m. for collection.
Farmer's & Flea Market
Fridays and Saturdays. Come to Downtown
Pocomoke along the scenic Pocomoke River at 7:00 am both days.
Free to vendors! 410-957-1333
STREET LIGHT OUT?
Want to report a street light outage on your street? A
fast and easy way to report the problem is to logon to the Delmarva
Power website and follow the instructions. Web access is available
from this page. To expidite the repair, obtain the pole numbers
on the street light pole and then logon to the Delmarva
Free Blood Pressure Screening
Every Wednesday from 12:00-2:00PM the Pocomoke EMS station at 137
8th Street, Pocomoke City, Maryland will test your blood pressure
for free. They will also provide blood pressure cards.