Bridge Closing - MD 213 Over Sassafras River:
Cleaning and painting of the MD 213 drawspan over Sassafras River (at the Kent/Cecil county line) will begin September 19. A public meeting for this project was held on June 11; Visit the SHA website  for the meeting flyer containing project and detour information.

Kent County - Economic Development


Consider your business lifestyle, consider your personal lifestyle.
Combine them every day in Kent County, Maryland.

  • Convenient access to Philadelphia, Wilmington, Baltimore and Washington, D.C.
  • Dedicated workforce with the rural work ethic of Kent County.
  • Workforce training and consulting programs through Washington and Chesapeake Colleges.
  • Well balanced public schools with career training, prestigious independent schools and innovative centers of enrichment instruction.
  • Competitively priced industrial and professional park property.
  • No business personal property tax . . . makes a positive tax environment.
  • Agriculture - Bio/Medical partners welcome in Kent County, Maryland.
Local Businesses have access to $400,000 for business growth and expansion.  Visit the site below for an application or call 410-810-2168 for more information.

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Additional County Information


Jamie Williams, Coordinator
Phone: 410-810-2168
Fax: 410-778-7482

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