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.

Poco Hide and Go Read Project kicks off on Friday, May 28, 2021.  Students can hunt for books around the City. The locations will be posted on Facebook and Twitter.

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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 will be printed on the monthly water bills and is 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.




Normal Schedule is: Bulk Trash Day is normally the second Wednesday of each month. 

Bulk Collection Dates are as follows (4 ltems Max):

January 13, 2021   

February 10, 2021   

March 10, 2021   

Press Release: On May 10th, 2021 at 6:30pm, the Pocomoke City Mayor and Council, along with the City Manager and City Attorney convened at City Hall chambers in Closed-Session to discuss the future of the Pocomoke City Police Department. At the request of the City Manager, a motion by Council was made to rebuild the Pocomoke City Police Department internally in lieu of the option to be defunded and absorbed by the Worcester County Sheriff's Office. The motion was seconded and voted unanimously in favor by the Council. The Mayor and Council also appointed Lieutenant Arthur R. Hancock to serve as Interim Chief of Police until further notice.


Welcome to Pocomoke City, Maryland!  Nestled on the banks of the beautiful Pocomoke River, touted as the deepest river in the world for its width and lined with lovely Cypress trees, our city offers exciting adventures for boating, fishing, jet skiing, canoeing, and kayaking.  A ride down the river will be most memorable as you see American Bald Eagles, birds and wildlife of many species.  While near the river, explore our 1.5-mile downtown Nature Trail viewing a unique diversity of trees and birds that make this portion of the Pocomoke River so special.  Our location on the wonderful Delmarva Peninsula is a paradise for beach lovers, surfers, hunters, fishermen, bird watchers, and those who love a simple, coastal and laid-back way of life.  

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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