Live Like Thoreau

Blue Moon Rising on Deep Creek Lake featured in this weekend's travel section of The Baltimore Sun.

Aug 18, 2014 at 10:32am

Study Looks at Pros & Cons of Shale Gas Drilling

If natural gas drilling is allowed, the study predicts a boom in jobs and income in Allegany and Garrett counties during the years drilling occurs.

Aug 18, 2014 at 10:23am

Off-Road Vehicle Trail Plan Moves Forward

Development of a 14-mile long, off-road vehicle trail on public land at St. John's Rock in eastern Garrett County is moving forward.

Jul 31, 2014 at 10:35am

Garrett County, Maryland

The westernmost county in Maryland, Garrett County features high elevations—and higher opportunities for prosperity. Lured by an abundance of resources and natural beauty, over 900 businesses elevate their workforce—and profit margins—in Garrett County. Boasting a solid workforce and affordable real estate, Garrett County blends modern conveniences with country living. Efficient by design, our technology and transportation infrastructure redefine rural life, offering convenience and proximity to key markets. In Garrett County, we’re reinventing rural.  Mindful of our agrarian roots, we support the organic growth of innovation. Our businesses are inventive and are reinventing rural.
We feel Garrett County has just what you're looking for - strategic location, reliable/affordable labor, unmatched quality of life, and a friendly business climate. We invite you to explore Garrett County and see first-hand what we have to offer. Please contact Garrett County's Office of Economic Development at (301) 334-1921 or, if you wish to discuss a business location in Garrett County or if you would like further information.