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The Perfect Climate for Business—and Success

Hagerstown and Washington County, Maryland, offer a rare combination of business advantages:

  • A major crossroads location that is convenient to the entire East Coast
    At the intersection of I-81 and I-70
  • A ready workforce of over 400,000
    With strengths in manufacturing and technology
  • One of the top-ranked education systems in the nation
    4 high schools named by U.S. News & World Report as America's Best
  • An affordable cost of doing business—and living
    Close to the Washington, D.C./Baltimore regions, but with much lower costs
  • Plenty of facilities and land slated for development
    Over 1.8 million s.f. of available industrial/commercial space

Career opportunities, plentiful shopping, and a state-of-the-art health system with a brand-new hospital attract people from 3 states (Maryland, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania) to Washington County. Our location has become a choice location for manufacturers, financial services, and distribution companies.

Of Over 3,500 Businesses…

  • 25% in trade, transportation and utilities
  • 15% in education and health services
  • 9% in manufacturing
  • 10% in financial activities

Government, business, and community organizations partner to help diversify the local economy. As a result, aero-defense, engineering, and advanced technology sectors are becoming a larger part of our industrial mix.

100 W Washington St., Suite 1401
Hagerstown, MD 21740
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