Worcester County // is the easternmost county located in the U.S. state of Maryland. The county includes the entire length of the state's Atlantic coast. It is home to the popular vacation resort area of Ocean City, as well as wild habitats on Assateague Island and in the Pocomoke Swamp. The county was named for an Earl of Worcester. Its county seat is Snow Hill. It is included in the Ocean Pines, Maryland, Micropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 51,454 at the 2010 census.