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Get to know the Area: Salisbury, MD

The City of Salisbury



Salisbury is now one of the largest cities on the peninsula and is widely considered “the capital of the eastern shore”. It was established almost 300 years ago and quickly became the second biggest port in the state behind Baltimore, combining vibrant economic opportunity, quality public education, world-class healthcare, reinvigorated environmental stewardship, globally known corporations, and an energetic and inspiring team of community leaders, to chart its own course, and craft a sound plan for its future. To learn more about this wonderful city click here.


Salisbury is home to fantastic educational institutions with ample opportunities in primary and secondary education. Aside from the options below, the Salisbury University offers over 10,000 students a fantastic educational opportunity. The University is a nationally recognized college with an award winning business school and campus located in the beautiful heart of downtown Salisbury. Not only does the University offer educational opportunities, but also the benefits of living near a respected educational institution such as access to resources, continuing education, lectures and campus events. To learn more click here.


Salisbury zoo is a nationally acclaimed, free public zoo. Located next to a beautiful park, this zoo has much to offer in education and fun for kids and adults alike. There are a number of different events at the zoo, such as overnights and summer camps. To learn more click here.


Salisbury University’s athletic programs are recognized as the Division III national model for intercollegiate athletics programs for the 21st century by exemplifying the principles and practices of a winning athletics program with outstanding educational value and emphasis.  We expect to achieve national eminence as an athletics program through a commitment to the overall quality of the educational experience of the student-athlete, good sportsmanship, integrity, respect for others and dedication to goals by staff and student-athletes. To learn more click here.



Full of life and activities, there is always something to do in downtown Salisbury. One of the things this town is known for is their tight knit community. They are a small town that cares about their neighbors. You will find this in many aspects of daily life here. To learn more click here.

Wicomico Youth Civic Center Salisbury
Wicomico Youth Civic Center Salisbury

The Wicomico Youth and Civic Center has a regional reputation for being a great place to hold or attend concerts, family shows, trade shows, sporting events, meetings and receptions. It is known to offer unparalleled service, fair prices, outstanding food, and clean & attractive facilities. Annually, the WY&CC hosts over 400 events, draws over 200,000 attendees and Encore Catering. To learn more click here.


Wicomico County’s Department of Recreation, Parks & Tourism represents the government’s commitment to an outstanding quality of life for the citizens of Wicomico County, Maryland. Our goal is to provide events and programs, to preserve unique natural resources, to acquire, develop and maintain park land and recreation facilities and to promote Wicomico County. To learn more click here.


The primary voice of the Lower Eastern Shore Business Community. They are a dynamic organization that constantly strives to better serve our 800 members. Learn more about why your business should be part of the premier, 4-star accredited business association on Maryland’s Lower Eastern Shore. Discover the benefits  of being a chamber member, exclusive chamber member events , resources  to help you enhance your business and how to get involved. To learn more click here.