Maryland Worcester County Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Worcester County, Maryland. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in Maryland Worcester County.

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1. Branch Library BERLIN BRANCH
Street Address: 220 N. Main ST., Berlin, MD 21811
Phone Number: (410) 641-0650 Worcester N/A N/A

2. Branch Library OCEAN CITY BRANCH
Street Address: 200 14th ST., Ocean City, MD 21842
Phone Number: (410) 289-7297 Worcester N/A N/A

3. Branch Library OCEAN PINES BRANCH
Street Address: 11107 Cathell Road, Berlin, MD 21811
Phone Number: (410) 208-4014 Worcester N/A N/A

4. Branch Library POCOMOKE BRANCH
Street Address: 301 Market ST., Pocomoke City, MD 21851
Phone Number: (410) 957-0878 Worcester N/A N/A

5. Branch Library SNOW HILL BRANCH
Street Address: 307 N. Washington St, Snow Hill, MD 21863
Phone Number: (410) 632-2600 Worcester N/A N/A

Street Address: 307 N Washington Street, Snow Hill, MD 21863
Phone Number: (410) 632-2600 Worcester 336,375 374,574

Overview of Worcester County, Maryland

Worcester County (pronounced “WOO-ster”) is the easternmost county located in the state of Maryland. It was named for an Earl of Worcester. Its county seat is Snow Hill.


Worcester County was created from Somerset County in 1742.

Law and government

Worcester County was granted home rule in 1976 under a state code.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,799 km2 (695 mi2). 1,226 km2 (473 mi2) of it is land and 574 km2 (221 mi2) of it is water. The total area is 31.88% water.


As of the census of 2000, there are 46,543 people, 19,694 households, and 13,273 families residing in the county. The population density is 38/km2 (98/mi2). There are 47,360 housing units at an average density of 39/km2 (100/mi2). The racial makeup of the county is 81.20% White, 16.66% Black or African American, 0.18% Native American, 0.61% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.37% from other races, and 0.97% from two or more races. 1.28% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 19,694 households out of which 24.50% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.20% are married couples living together, 10.80% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.60% are non-families. 26.30% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.60% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.33 and the average family size is 2.79.

In the county the population is spread out with 20.50% under the age of 18, 6.20% from 18 to 24, 26.40% from 25 to 44, 26.90% from 45 to 64, and 20.10% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 43 years. For every 100 females there are 95.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $40,650, and the median income for a family is $47,293. Males have a median income of $31,735 versus $24,319 for females. The per capita income for the county is $22,505. 9.60% of the population and 7.20% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 17.00% of those under the age of 18 and 6.40% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Worcester County, Maryland has the following cities and towns:

  • 1 City:
    1. Pocomoke City (incorporated 1865)
  • 3 Towns:
    1. Berlin (incorporated 1868)
    2. Ocean City (incorporated 1880)
    3. Snow Hill (incorporated 1812)

Unincorporated areas are also considered as towns by many people and listed in many collections of towns, but they lack local government. Various organizations, such as the United States Census Bureau, the United States Postal Service, and local chambers of commerce, define the communities they wish to recognize differently, and since they are not incorporated, their boundaries have no official status outside the organizations in question. The Census Bureau recognizes the following census-designated places in the county:

  1. Girdletree
  2. Newark
  3. Ocean Pines
  4. Stockton
  5. West Ocean City
  6. Whaleyville

Other unincorporated places not listed as Census-Designated Places but known in the area include:

  • Germantown

Notable Persons

Stephen Decatur: Naval Officer

Map of Worcester County Maryland