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Welcome to Denton!

Denton, the seat of Caroline County, is steeped in history. The Town began as a tiny settlement on the Choptank River about 1781. It quickly became a trade center for a fairly wide agricultural area. In the days when commerce between the Eastern Shore and Baltimore was chiefly by water, Denton Wharf on the Choptank River was a busy loading point. Today, Denton still welcomes commerce. Located on the river, the charming town is a perfect place to live and work. Come see our “treasures”, relax and enjoy shopping and dining in our downtown.

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Breaking News…


(9/22/17)  Denton Board of Supervisor of Elections Vacancy

The Board of Supervisor of Elections consists of three individuals who are appointed by the Denton Town Council to oversee all Town Elections. The Town is currently seeking letters of interest to fulfill a vacancy on the board for the remaining one-year term.

Applicant must be a qualified voter of the Town of Denton, as per Article V of the Denton Town Charter. Must be present during all regular Town Elections which are held on the first Tuesday following the first Monday in November and for any other Special Election that may be required.

Qualified residents interested in serving on the Denton Board of Supervisors of Elections should submit letters of interest to the Denton Town Council, Attn: Clerk-Treasurer, 4 N. Second Street, Denton, MD 21629 by September 22, 2017.

Call (410) 479-2050 for additional information or visit the Town Code at www.dentonmaryland.com.

Denton Town Election’s will be held on:

Nov. 7, 2017

7:00 AM – 8:00 PM

4 N Second St.

Denton, MD 21629

Schedule Deadlines:

Candidate Petitions are due by 10/6/17

(Candidate Packets and Financial Disclosure Statements will be available at Town Office – 9/01/17)

Last day to register to vote 10/6/17

(Registration is done by Caroline County Board of Elections)

Last day to request an Absentee Ballot by Mail 10/20/17

Last day to request an Absentee Ballot in person is 11/03/17

**Request for Absentee Ballots must be submitted to the Town Clerk

(Absentee ballot request forms will be available at Town Office in Sept.)

Upcoming Events

  • Trunk or Treat – October 28, 2017

    To register your car, visit www.downtowndenton.com or email manager@downtowndenton.com   

  • Garden Party- October 28th

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Denton News!

  • 09/08/2017

    Council Working Session – Sept. 18

    The Denton Town Council has scheduled a Working Session for Monday September 18,
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  • 09/08/2017

    Denton Board of Supervisor of Elections Vacancy

    Denton Board of Supervisor of Elections Vacancy   The Board of Supervisor of
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  • 09/06/2017

    Now Accepting Credit Cards.

    The Town of Denton now accepts debit/ credit card payments for water, sewer,
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  • 08/10/2017

    Visitor Center Open House – August 18

    Join Mayor McNinch for an open house at the Visitor Center (3 Crouse
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  • 07/12/2017

    Meeting Cancelled

    Please note, the Historic Review Meeting Scheduled for July 19th has been cancelled.

  • 07/10/2017

    Hydrant Flushing – Scheduled for August 1st

    On or around August 1, 2017 Public Works staff will be conducting water
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  • 06/22/2017

    Robert Clendaniel

    On the behalf of the Town of Denton, I would like to express
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  • 06/14/2017

    Trash Pick Up Schedule for July 4th

    Please Note: Due to the holiday on July 4th, town trash will be
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  • 06/12/2017

    Historic & Architectural Review Commission Meeting

    The Denton Historic & Architectural Review Commission Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, June 21,
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  • 05/23/2017

    May Planning Commission Meeting

    The Denton Planning Commission Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, May 30, 2017, has been
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  • 04/28/2017

    Candle Light Police Vigil – May 9th

  • 12/30/2016

    Available Tax Credits

    Did you know there are a number of tax credits available to you if you own a home?

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