Chamber Wins Three Awards at Maryland Tourism & Travel Summit

The Garrett County Chamber of Commerce won three awards at the 39th annual Maryland Tourism and Travel Summit presented by the Maryland Tourism Coalition at Rocky Gap Resort in November 2019.

Aug 3, 2020 at 10:34am

Farmers Markets Provide Needed Goods to Communities During COVID-19

Community markets boost local economies while offering essential, high-quality goods.

Aug 3, 2020 at 10:07am

Maryland Launches "Innovation Uncovered"

The MD Dept. of Commerce wants to hear the best startup stories from every region in the state to identify and recognize those who are taking Maryland’s innovation ecosystem into the future.

Jul 31, 2020 at 10:31am

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.

 

Garrett County Economic Development staff will continue to work remotely to maintain contact with the County's business community and are available via telephone and email. Please note that our regular response times may be affected, but be assured that office staff will respond to you in a timely manner. 

 

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

 

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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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