Pocomoke City, Maryland

"The friendliest town on the Eastern Shore"

News & Announcements

Worcester County Commissioner Josh Nordstrom and City Manager Bobby Cowger met with Senator Mary Beth Carozza in Annapolis to discuss the much needed assistance for Pocomoke City on infrastructure and revitalization of downtown on Friday, February 15, 2019. Senator Carozza and Commissioner Nordstrom are very much in support of Pocomoke City and its needs.  

The City is seeking sealed bids for the sale of six individual lots declared to be surplus properties. These lots were previously bought at tax sale and are being offered for the highest bidder.  The City will reserve the right to accept or reject any offer. Sealed bids will be accepted until 1:30 PM , Friday, March 15, 2019. Click on this link for more information and to get a copy of the bid document.   




Here is a picture of the City completing another drainage area problem along 6th St.  The City has made a commitment to address all drainage problems throughout the City over the next year. This is the 3rd area completed.  White Oaks and Cedar Run have already been completed.  Drainage in the City has not been addressed in over 30 years. Inspection and maintenance of the ditches will be scheduled on a yearly basis moving forward.  All other problem areas will be addressed in the coming months. 

Pocomoke City Councilmembers organized a swearing in ceremony that rivals no other. It consisted of ceremony introduction by Councilmember Esther Troast, colors presented by Pocomoke City Police Department, special guest speaker, Worcester County Sheriff Matt Crisafulli, opening prayer by Rev. Jermaine C. Scott of New Macedonia Baptist Church, Councilmember Diane Downing presenting a City Proclamation formally declaring February 7th as Chief M. Lee Brumley Day in Pocomoke City, a swearing-in prayer by Rev./Councilmember George Tasker and the oath delivered by Chief Brumley’s long-time friend and fellow Sheriff/Councilmember Dale Trotter and welcoming words  from City Manager Bobby Cowger.

Are you ready to start a business on the Eastern Shore? Contact City Hall at 410-957-1333, City Manager Bobby Cowger, to take a tour of the Industrial Park, build-ready sites, and find out if the City’s 3-year Business start-up incentives plan is right for your business.

Daniel Brandewie, Planning Director for Pocomoke City: 410-957-1333 or dan@pocomokemd.gov

Meredith (Merri) Mears, Chief Development Officer of Gillis Gilkerson Construction and Development Firm: 410-543-5115 or merry@ggibuilds.com

Worcester County Economic Development Link: http://chooseworcester.org/

Dock Prices have changed in Pocomoke City for 2019 Boating Season! Secure your boat slip for the summer season today. Contact the office at City Hall 410-957-1333. We offer Diesel fuel and Non-Ethanol gasoline.  The pumps will re-open May 3rd and be open FRI-SAT-Sun from 10:00 am -- 6:00 pm throughout the summer until Sept. 30th.

As Mayor of Pocomoke City I would like to bid you a warm welcome to The Friendliest Town on the Eastern Shore!

We 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 in 1878.

Pocomoke 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...

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Business Hours

Hours of Operation - 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Phone Numbers

City Hall: 410-957-1333
Housing Dept: 410-957-1633
Water Dept: 410-957-2521
Public Works: 410-957-0107
Animal Control: 410-632-1340

Police Non-emergency: 410-957-1600
Ambulance Non-emergency: 410-957-3600
Fire Company Non-emergency: 410-957-1023