Located at the headwaters of Wicomico Creek, Allen took on its current name in 1884, when it was named after the village's first postmaster.
Bivalve was named to honor the oyster industry, the main source of income for area watermen. A quiet country village located along the banks of the Nanticoke River, Bivalve is home to the Cedar Hill Marina.
Straddling the line between Maryland and Delaware, Delmar is known as "the little town too big for one state." The unique town is home to the Railroad Museum and the Delmarva Model Railroad Club. Visit the Town of Delmar, Maryland
Once known for its fruit harvests, Fruitland's emphasis on family makes it the perfect example of small-town America. Fruitland is now known as an ever-growing business center. Visit the City of Fruitland, Maryland
Named after the biblical city, Hebron got its start as a shipping point on the railroad.
Originally known as Barren Creek, Mardela Springs was named for the famous mineral springs found there. Some are still in existence. Mardela Springs is home to the Adkins Historical and Museum Complex, which dates back as far as the 1700s. Visit the Town of Mardela Springs, Maryland
Named after a Native American tribe, this town is bordered by the Nanticoke River.
Pittsville is the birthplace of Drexel Truitt, who posed for the likeness of George Washington for the $0.25 coin. In addition to various antique shops, Pittsville is home to a restored railroad station, which doubles as a museum. Visit the Town of Pittsville, Maryland
Bordering the Quantico Creek, the entire town of Quantico is listed as a historic district, with the oldest home dating back to 1790.
With over 30,000 year-round residents, Salisbury boasts big-city amenities with small-town charm. It is home to the second-most active airport and water port in Maryland. Salisbury is located at the head of the Wicomico River, a navigable waterway that leads to the Chesapeake Bay. It is Wicomico County's county seat and was founded in 1732. Visit the City of Salisbury, Maryland
The large historic homes and bordering river give this community a relaxed, antebellum character. It was recognized as a settlement around 1769. Visit the Town of Sharptown, Maryland
Once a busy seaport and home to George Washington's grandmother, Whitehaven is the oldest town on the Wicomico River. Whitehaven features a ferry that has continuously crossed the river for over 300 years.
The quaint community is surrounded by farmland and woods, which serve as a sportsmen's paradise. The town is laid out in a circle and boasts a wonderful country church with beautiful stained glass windows and its original railroad station.