Located perfectly between the Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay, Wicomico County, Maryland offers you the chance to experience Delmarva outdoor adventures, Wicomico County history and Eastern Shore culture – all while enjoying great events, delicious food and a variety of accommodations to suit your needs.
Just how do you pronounce our county name, Wicomico? It is pronounced why-CAH-mick-oh. Wicomico is located in the Southeastern part of the state of Maryland. It was named for the Wicomico River, which was derived from the Native American words wicko mekee, meaning “A place where houses are built.”
Wicomico County, Maryland, with a population just under 100,000 offers a perfect blend of major metropolitan and small town charm. As the Eastern Shore of Maryland's largest municipality, Salisbury, Maryland is the region's hub for entertainment and shopping. It's neighboring towns and communities offer a great way to explore Maryland's Eastern Shore history and culture.
We invite you to discover all of our hidden treasures within our biggest city or our smallest town. We have put together the following travel tools and tips to help you plan your visit. If you need additional travel information, please call the Wicomico Tourism Welcome Center toll free at 800-332-TOUR or 410-548-4914.
Getting to Wicomico County
Salisbury-Wicomico County/Ocean City Regional Airport is the Maryland Eastern Shore's major airport, serving as the entry point for most of Wicomico visitors. Flights are carried by US Airways, so you can get here from just about anywhere.
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Staying in Wicomico County
Finding accommodations is easy in Wicomico County. You'll find everything here from major hotels and boutiques, to bed and breakfasts, and rental condos.
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When to visit Wicomico County
Anytime of year is a good time to visit Wicomico County, Maryland. Summer, between June and August, is warmer and drier (average temperature is 84˚ F) while winter, between December and March, is a bit cooler (average temperature is 46˚ F).
Traveling around Wicomico County
To really experience all that Wicomico County has to offer, you should consider renting a car or riding a bicycle and explore our country roads. Shuttles and taxis are available around the Delmarva area.
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What to See
There is a lot for you to see and do in Wicomico County. To help you navigate, here is a map of the destinations we're asked about the most.
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