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Federalsburg is a small community, rich in history and known for gracious, hospitable living. Federalsburg is located on the Marshyhope Creek in the southernmost part of Caroline County. The Town is blessed with easy access to the Chesapeake Bay, the Atlantic Ocean and all points in between. The Town is surrounded by beautiful rural landscape. Citizens are friendly and caring. Neighborhoods are small and quiet. Traffic is unhurried. All this reminds people of a more nostalgic time and place for most communities.

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Things To Do/See

  • Tree Lighting at the Triangle – West Central Avenue – Friday, November 30th at 6 pm
  • Federalsburg Christmas Parade – Main Street – Monday, December 10th at 7 pm


Notice of wastewater overflow

Please take notice that on Sunday, November 25, 2018, the Town of Federalsburg wastewater treatment plant, located at 125 Kerney Street, Federalsburg, experienced an overflow, which caused a discharge of wastewater into Marshy Hope Creek. The overflow was caused by a pump failure. The Maryland Department of the Environment was contacted, as well as the Caroline County Director of Environmental Health. The pumps have been repaired and the site was cleaned up, limed and has been put back in operation.

The public is advised to avoid contact with the water in the impacted area. This is a recommendation against swimming, wading, or types of water recreation activity where water could be swallowed or get in the mouth, eyes or nose. The public should also avoid direct skin contact if possible and immediately wash with soap and water if you are exposed to the impacted area.

Any questions should be directed to the Town Manager, Shirley Greene, at (410) 754- 8173 or Don Wilson, Caroline County Director of Environmental Health (410) 479-8049.

Important Town Services

Town Hall 410-754-8173
Federalsburg Police Department 410-754-8966
Police Duty Phone – Non-Emergency 410-714-6200
Federalsburg Fire Company 410-754-3226
Federalsburg Elementary School 410-754-9054
Federalsburg Library 410-754-8397
Federalsburg VFW 410-754-5020
Delmarva Power & Light 800-375-7117
Choptank Electric 877-892-0001
Verizon 800-837-4966
Comcast Cable 800-866-2278
Caroline Economic Development Corporation 410-479-4188
Comcast Cable 888-266-227
Delmarva Power Business Number 800-375-7117
Maryland State Police-Denton Detach 410-479-3101