240-964-7000
12500 Willowbrook Road
Cumberland, Maryland 21502

    

All About Our Area




Beautiful Landscape

The mountain area of Maryland is alive with lush green mountainsides and teems with wildlife. Anyone who enjoys the outdoors will find the area surrounding Western Maryland Health System nothing short of a playground. With hiking and biking trails for every skill level and a number of state parks for fishing, boating, canoeing, camping, and more, there is always a way to enjoy our beautiful area.

Tri-State Region

Exceptional opportunities for physicians exist in Allegany County, Maryland. Nestled in the mountains of Western Maryland, Allegany County and the tri-state area offer a quality lifestyle ideal for both couples and families. It is far away from the pressures of urban life and offers a moderate cost of living.

Enjoy the scenic beauty and four-season recreational activities of the entire region that includes Mountain Maryland, the Potomac Highlands of West Virginia, and the Laurel Highlands of Pennsylvania. Cumberland boasts the charm of Victorian-era architecture and is well-known for its lighted church steeples that can be seen while traveling on Interstate 68.

Regional Information

Allegany County Chamber of Commerce - http://www.alleganycountychamber.com/
Garrett County Chamber of Commerce - http://www.garrettchamber.com/
Maryland Mountains - http://www.mdmountainside.com/
Mineral County Chamber of Commerce - http://www.mineralcountychamber.com

Dining, Entertainment, and Cultural Activities

You won't go hungry while you live in our area! Allegany County boasts a number of locally owned and operated bakeries, coffee shops, restaurants, and bars. In addition to traditional American fare, we have a great selection of Mexican, Italian, and Asian cuisine restaurants to enjoy as well.

The Allegany Arts Council, Allegany College of Maryland, and Frostburg State University all offer a wide range of cultural activities for everyone in the community to enjoy. From concerts to Broadway shows to exciting art exhibits, our community hosts national and international artists year round.

Housing

Housing dollars certainly go farther in our area. With costs well below metropolitan standards, in Allegany County you're able to choose the kind of life you'd like to have at home without breaking the bank. Whether a historical home downtown, a home in a quiet neighborhood, or land acreage ownership is your dream, it can come true for less in our area.

 

 

Education – Public Schools

Allegany County Public Schools – Cumberland, MD - http://boe.allconet.org/
Garrett County Public Schools – Oakland, MD – http://www.ga.k12.md.us/
Mineral County Public Schools – Keyser, WV – http://boe.mine.k12.wv.us/

Education – Private Schools

Bishop Walsh School – Cumberland, MD - http://www.bishopwalsh.org/
Calvary Christian Academy – Cumberland, MD - http://www.calvarychristianacademy.net/

Higher Education

Allegany College of Maryland – Cumberland, MD - http://www.allegany.edu/
Frostburg State University – Frostburg, MD - http://www.frostburg.edu/
Garrett College – McHenry, MD - http://www.garrettcollege.edu/
Potomac State College (WVU) – Keyser, WV - http://www.potomacstatecollege.edu/

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