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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.

Denton News

date posted: 1/11/2017 Utility Commission Members Wanted
The Town of Denton is seeking members for the Denton Utility Commission. (click above for more info)

date posted: 12/22/2016 Latest Edition of the Denton Town Newspaper, now available
Click the news icon below to read the latest news from the Denton Town Newspaper.

date posted: 12/19/2016 Audit Request for Proposals
Request for Audit Bid Proposals The Town of Denton, Maryland is seeking proposal from qualified independent certified public accounting firms to conduct the Financial and Compliance audits of the Town for fiscal years ending June 30, 2017 through 2019. The RFP description and conditions bid packet may be obtained on the Town website at or by calling 410-479-2050. Bids must be received by the Town of Denton - Finance Dept. at 4 N. Second St., Denton, MD no later than 2:00 PM on Tuesday, January 17, 2017. Bids will be opened and publicly read at this time.

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