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 Del-Mar-Va 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
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
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 Coston House.
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 -
Free Concert in Cypress Park - Friday,
July 18th starting at 7pm
The 229th Maryland Army
National Guard Band Presents: LIVE FIRE
Covering the Sounds of: Maroon 5, Foo Fighters, The Killers,
Imagine Dragons, Lorde, Adele, Lenny, Kravitz, Avicii, Soft Cell,
Carl Douglas, Neil Diamond, Tom Cochrane, Rascal Flats & much
Cypress Park in Downton Pocomoke - FREE to the Public - Refreshments
Available for Purchase!
4th FRIDAY ART STROLL
July 25th, 5-8pm
on Market Street in Downtown Pocomoke.
Local Artists showcase their paintings, photography,
jewelry, soaps, fabric art & much more!
Select stores open until 8pm! Restaurant Specials! FREE Admission
to our Local Museums
during Art Stroll hours!
Bounce House &
Sidewalk Chalk for the Kids! Reggae Tunes From The Raucous Brothers.
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
Summer Trash Collection Schedule
Starting June 23, 2014, trash must be placed at curb
by 6:30 a.m. for collection.
Annual Drinking Water Quality Report for 2013
The entire report is now available for viewing online
as a PDF file. Click
STREET LIGHT OUT?
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.