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Washington County, MD

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Welcome to Washington County, Maryland! Nestled in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains, our county boasts natural beauty and abundant opportunities for businesses of all types.

Whether you’re in the manufacturing, technology, or service industry, Washington County offers a supportive business environment and access to a highly skilled workforce. Our strategic location also provides easy access to major markets in the Mid-Atlantic region.

In addition to our business-friendly climate, Washington County has a rich history and vibrant cultural scene. From exploring the Antietam National Battlefield to enjoying local art galleries and wineries, there’s always something to discover here.

We invite you to join our thriving community of businesses and entrepreneurs. Come experience the benefits of Washington County’s strategic location, talented workforce, and exceptional quality of life.

Business Resources

Whether you are starting a new business in Washington County or ready to expand your well-established business.  We have the resources to help you grow.

Key Industry Sectors

Science & Technology
Transportation & Logistics


Washington County is a perfect blend of city and country life.

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The Faces Behind Our Success

Economic Development Week 2023

HAGERSTOWN, MD (October 20, 2023) – Starting next Monday, October 23, 2023, the Washington County Department of Business and Economic Development invites all citizens to

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Department of Business and Economic Development

Washington County Administration Complex
100 West Washington Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Suite 1401

Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Phone: 240-313-2280

TTY users may call any government office through the Maryland Relay Service 1-800-735-2258