Governor Hogan Announces New COVID-19 Measures and Restrictions 

The Governor's new restrictions go into effect on Friday, November 20, 2020 at 5 p.m.

Nov 20, 2020 at 10:10am

MD Strong Economic Recovery Initiative - Tourism Nonprofits and Entertainment Venues

Tourism nonprofits and entertainment venues application deadlines are approaching for MD-SERI targeted COVID-19 grant assistance.

Nov 18, 2020 at 3:14pm

Garrett County Announces Restaurant Relief Fund Program

A new local grant program, the Garrett County Restaurant Relief Fund, will assist restaurants with expenses associated with adjusting their operations and procedures due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nov 13, 2020 at 3:05pm

Garrett County, Maryland

All Garrett County Government offices are open for business. In-person meetings will be by appointment only. Visitors to County offices will be required to wear a mask and have their temperatures taken upon entrance to any County facility.

 

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

 

CLICK HERE FOR COVID-19 INFORMATION

 
Garrett County is a progressive community that welcomes business. The westernmost county in Maryland, Garrett County offers a central location to many major markets, an interstate, available community-owned business parks, one of Maryland’s best K-12 school systems, a variety of housing options, and an excellent workforce. 
         
Work in Garrett County - The Department of Economic Development works to attract, retain, and expand businesses to our area. Our workforce, location, and affordable community-owned business parks have attracted some of the best business that Maryland has to offer. We’re an attractive location for manufacturing, distribution, back office, call center, energy, agricultural, and recreation firms.
         
Learn in Garrett County - Our public schools consistently rank as one of Maryland’s best. The STEM curriculum, within both our public schools and Garrett College, prepares graduates for career achievement and skilled local jobs. We provide an opportunity to all students to achieve higher education. The Garrett County Commissioners Scholarship Program makes post-secondary education within reach of area high school students and their families. Yet educational efforts do not end there, Garrett College actively seeks private employers to partner with to provide enhanced job skills for area workers.
 
Play in Garrett County - With 90,000 acres of parks, trails, and lakeside amenities, Garrett County has many entertainment options. We offer year-round recreation from ski slopes to lake shores, as well as many public spaces to swim, ski, golf, and relax. Our county festivals, farmers’ markets, and cultural celebrations provide year-round enjoyment.
         
In Garrett County, we continue to define what it means to live, work, and play. We invite you to see what we have to offer. Please call us at 301-334-1921 or email us at economicdevelopment@garrettcounty.org.
 
 
Interested in Garrett County's current economic development priorities?  Please click on the links below:
 
 
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