Are you ready for a change from the big city beach resorts? In Chincoteague there are no high rises, board walks, or traffic jams. Chincoteague Island is a serene, yet fun filled, tourist destination. Chincoteague Island is Virginia’s only resort Island. Located on Virginia’s Eastern Shore, Chincoteague is within easy reach from all major cities on the mid-Atlantic seaboard. Chincoteague is the gateway to the Virginia portion of Assateague Island, home of the famous Chincoteague Wild Ponies. Chincoteague offers a relaxed atmosphere and the beauty of unspoiled nature. From relaxing on the beach to viewing a spectacular sunset over the Chincoteague Bay, there is never a shortage of things to do in Chincoteague. We hope that you will fall in love with our Island, the way so many others already have.
Pocomoke Area Chamber of Commerce
The Pocomoke Area Chamber of Commerce is organized to achieve the objectives as stated in our articles of incorporation. “The purpose for which the Corporation is formed and the business or objects to be carried on and promoted by it are as follows: The advancement of the civic, commercial, industrial and agricultural interests of Pocomoke City, Worcester County, Maryland, and the surrounding territory; the promotion of the general welfare and prosperity of Pocomoke City and its surrounding territory, and the stimulation of public sentiment to these ends; and the providing of such social features as will promote these purposes.”
Crisfield.com is an internet resource for Crisfield Maryland and regional area. Our goal is to maintain a web presence for community business and organizations. Crisfield is located on the Beautiful Chesapeake Bay off of Tangier Sound and near the mouth of the Little Annemessex River. We are known world wide for our delicious seafood, including Blue Crabs, Oysters, and many varieties of fish. Crisfield, once called Annemessex, with its rich history was settled by 1663.
Somerset County Recreation, Parks & Tourism
As a service of the Board of County Commissioners, Somerset County Recreation, Parks & Tourism is responsible for creating and providing recreation, leisure and community services necessary to promote public well being and quality of life for youth, adults, senior citizens and special needs of Somerset County.
Skipjack.net (Somerset County activities)
This site is a complete guide to Somerset County. What to do, where to stay and what’s best eat. Somerset County is an area rich in Eastern Shore and Maryland history, boasting more historic buildings and sites per capita than any other county in Maryland. Vividly reflecting the past is a wealth of surviving eighteenth and nineteenth century plantation, farm and town dwellings, churches and agricultural buildings.
Somerset County Government
Somerset County was created by an Order in Council in 1666 and named for Lady Mary Somerset, daughter of Thomas Arundell of Wardour, and wife of Sir John Somerset. Lady Somerset was the sister of Lady Anne Arundell, who was the wife of Cecilius Calvert, Second Lord Baltimore.