Pocomoke City, Maryland

"The friendliest town on the Eastern Shore"

News & Announcements

All Requests for Bids and Public Notices have been moved to their own page. They can be found here.

Photo Citation: Historic Photo, Armory building, Pocomoke City, Md. [Card]. ([ca. 1930–1945]). Retrieved from https://ark.digitalcommonwealth.org/ark:/50959/w3763s415


To read the full letter from Mayor Nock, please follow the link below:

**Pocomoke City Announces Partnership with Boys & Girls Club for New Community Center**

POCOMOKE CITY, MD – In an exciting development for the residents of Pocomoke City, Mayor Nock and Councilwoman Troast have clarified details surrounding the forthcoming partnership between the city and the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Eastern Shore. This collaboration aims to establish a new community center that will significantly benefit the local youth and the broader community.

If you are planning to peddle goods or services in Pocomoke City, follow these rules: 

      1. Contact City Hall 

           a. Reach out to City Hall, in advance of your planned solicitation date(s), at 410-957-1333 during business hours,

                8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. 

           b. Visit them at 101 Clarke Avenue, Pocomoke City, MD 21851.

           c. Email the City Clerk at michelle@pocomokemd.gov for inquiries or to obtain the peddlers' application. 

       2. Contact the Police Department 

           a. Call the Pocomoke City Police Department at 410-957-1600. 

Update April 2, 2024:

Our contractor has a need to set a well point system to facilitate a section of the pipeline installation that extends from Clarke Ave into our Station. To install and operate the well point system we will need to Close Clarke Ave for approximately a week. The attached detour plan shows the section of Clarke Ave to be closed and the proposed detour route.


To Residents and Business Owners:

As a part of the City’s ongoing efforts to improve drinking water quality in Pocomoke City, the City has hired a general contractor to perform CIPP lining of the water main along Market Street. The portion of water main undergoing improvements for this project extends from Eighth Street to Old Virginia Avenue.  The project work is expected to commence in Mid-May and be completed in September 2024.  More details will follow as we approach the beginning of the project.

Report on the Audit of the Financial Statements


The daily trash collection schedule is east of Market St. (Tues. & Fri.); west of Market St. (Mon. & Thurs.). Daily trash pickup changes during Holiday closings for 2024 will be printed on the monthly water bills and posted on the holiday schedule for the year below.  Trash Collection Schedule: Trash must be placed at the curbside by 7:00 a.m. on collection days. If you have questions regarding the trash or bulk trash pick-up schedule, please call City Hall at 410-957-2521.




Pocomoke City 2024 Holiday Garbage Collection Schedule

January 1,2024 – New Years

Mon. Jan.1 route will be picked up on Tues. Jan.2
Tues. Jan.2 route will be picked up on Wed Jan.3

    Welcome to Pocomoke City, the friendliest town on the Eastern Shore! Located where the town expands through two counties (Worcester and
Somerset) and where it stretches down to the tip of the Eastern Shore of Virginia. Pocomoke City, home of the proud Pocomoke Warriors (our future), and
awesome athletes on this side of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. Our three local schools have been credited as Title One Schools as well as Blue
Ribbon Schools.

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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

Problems or concerns that are not an emergency please click here to email.