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Caroline County, Maryland

Quick Facts:

The county was created in 1773 from portions of Queen Anne’s and Dorchester counties. She received her name from Lady Caroline Eden, the wife of the last colonial governor of Maryland, Robert Eden.

Founded: 1773
County Seat: Denton
Website: www.carolinemd.org

Total Area: 326 Square Miles
Land: 320 Square Miles
Water: 6 Square Miles

2010 Population: 33,066. The 2000 Population was 29,772

Incorporated Towns – Year of Incorporation
Denton – 1802
Federalsburg – 1823
Goldsboro – 1906
Greensboro – 1826
Henderson – 1896
Hillsboro – 1853
Marydel – 1929
Preston – 1896
Ridgley – 1949
*Templeville – 1865

* Part of the town is in Queen Anne’s County