Kent County Economic Development

"Kent County Economic Development supports existing and new businesses in growth and prosperity."



Our Gigabit County is Open for Business!





Refresh your life ... Reward your business.

  • Approximately 75 driving miles from the Port of Baltimore
  • Rural locale within 90 minutes of 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 and prestigious independent schools
  • Competitively priced industrial and professional park property
  • No County business personal property tax, makes a positive tax environment
  • No County impact fees or excise taxes
  • Agriculture - Bio/Medical partners welcome in Kent County, Maryland


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




Watch a video on the Kent County Lifestyle

Additional County Information

Links of Interest




The Daily Record, Doing Business in Maryland, Outlook 2016





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Learn about Kent County Public Schools and how they are moving ahead with modern technology!



Journal Communications



Maryland's Eastern Shore, Economic Development
This magazine is full of area economic development, business climate and quality of life information. View it online.  or request a copy by emailing