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.

Population (1990 Census): 27,035
Form of Government: Code Home Rule
County Seat: Denton, MD 21629


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websites:
Corrections Dept.: www.carolinemd.org/governmt/doc/corrections.html
County Government: www.carolinemd.org/governmt/
Denton Job Service: www.careernet.state.md.us/county/caroline.htm
Emergency Management Dept.: www.carolinemd.org/governmt/emgt/emgttop.html
Chesapeake College: www.chesapeake.edu/
Library: www.caro.lib.md.us/library/index.html
Planning & Codes Administration Dept.: www.carolinemd.org/governmt/planning/plantop.html
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
Social Services Dept.: www.dhr.state.md.us/caroline.htm

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