CAROLINE COUNTY, MARYLAND

[County Seal, Caroline County, Maryland] Origin: Caroline County was created in 1773 from Dorchester and Queen Anne's counties (Chapter 10, Acts of 1773). Lady Caroline Eden gave her name to the county. She was the wife of Maryland's last colonial governor, Robert Eden (1741-1784); the daughter of Charles Calvert, Fifth Lord Baltimore; and the sister of Frederick Calvert, Sixth Lord Baltimore.

County Seat: Denton, MD 21629
Form of Government: Code Home Rule
Population

1990 census: 27,035
2000 census: 29,772

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    websites:
    Chesapeake College: www.chesapeake.edu
    Corrections Dept.: www.carolinemd.org/governmt/doc/corrections.html
    County Government: www.carolinemd.org/governmt
    Emergency Management Dept.: www.carolinemd.org/governmt/emgt/emgttop.html
    Health Dept.: www.carolinehd.org
    Job Service: www.careernet.state.md.us/county/caroline.htm
    Library: www.caro.lib.md.us/library/
    Planning & Codes Administration Dept.: www.carolinemd.org/governmt/planning/plantop.html
    Public Defender: www.opd.state.md.us/caroline.htm
    Public Schools: http://cl.k12.md.us
    Public Works Dept.: www.carolinemd.org/governmt/pubworks/workstop.html
    Recreation & Parks Dept.: www.carolinemd.org/governmt/recparks/recpktop.html
    Register of Wills: www.registers.state.md.us/county/ca/html/caroline.html
    Sheriff: www.carolinemd.org/governmt/sheriff/shftop.html
    Social Services Dept.: www.dhr.state.md.us/caroline.htm
    State's Attorney: www.mdsaa.org/CarolineCo.htm

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     Maryland Manual On-Line, 2002

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