Welcome to Dorchester County
The Dorchester County Economic Development Department is a public agency focused on developing and implementing strategic initiatives, to promote economic growth and stability by supporting existing businesses and attracting new industry. The mission of the Economic Development Office is to create a business environment where local firms can compete and thrive in today’s global economy.
Doing Business Here
Dorchester County is home to more than 740 businesses. It is in close proximity to metropolitan D.C. and Baltimore, and is ideally situated on the central Atlantic seaboard, which allows easy accessibility to 22% of the U.S. population residing in the New York to Richmond mega-market. One-day delivery time is possible to destinations as far north as New England and as far south as Florida.
The county has a selection of available vacant buildings and land offering a moderately-cost, high-quality location for new and expanding businesses.
Dorchester County is located on Maryland’s scenic Eastern Shore. With more than 1,700 miles of shoreline, nearly 600 square miles of land, and 70 square miles of water, Dorchester County is a great place to live, work, play, and do business. The county is sought after for its wonderful quality of life inspired by a love of art, history, nature, sailing, fishing, and a tranquil waterfront setting.
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