Somerset County is an area rich in Eastern Shore and Maryland history, boasting more historic buildings and sites per capita than any other county in Maryland. Vividly reflecting the past is a wealth of surviving eighteenth and nineteenth century plantations, farm and town dwellings, churches, and agricultural buildings.
Cast your line in Somerset County and discover some of Maryland’s premier fishing. With 600 miles of shoreline on the bountiful Chesapeake Bay, easy access to the Tangier sound and our professional Charter Boat captains, everything you need is waiting for you here. Somerset County is home to several Wildlife Management Areas, Jane’s Island State Park, Somers Cove Marina, and three water trails. The area is rich in watchable wildlife. We host many of the popular hunting species: rabbit, white-tailed deer, wild turkey, diving ducks (canvas back and blue bill), marsh ducks (black, green wing teal, mallard, gadwall and widgeon), and Canada geese.