County Working With Broadband Companies to Expand Service

Garrett County’s current broadband coverage is estimated at 75%, Commissioner Paul Edwards noted during a county government update report last week.

Jan 17, 2020 at 10:37am

Mountain Maryland PACE Reception & Breakfast to be Held January 23th & 24th

Tickets for the 44th-annual Mountain Maryland PACE Reception & Breakfast, presented by the Cumberland/Allegany County Industrial Foundation & the Garrett County Development Corp., are still available.

Jan 10, 2020 at 9:53am

Virtual Job Shadow is New Tool For Teachers and Students

The platform allows students to learn about hundreds of careers by viewing videos of people in those jobs, finding out what education/training is needed, future career trends, etc.

Jan 10, 2020 at 9:52am

Garrett County, Maryland

 

LUKE MILL (VERSO) PLANT CLOSURE 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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