Denton Caroline County, Maryland

Denton: Town in Maryland, United States


Denton is a town located in the county of Caroline in the U.S. state of Maryland. Its population at the 2010 census was 4,418 and a population density of 319 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 4,538 inhabitants.

The town was created 225 years ago in 1795.

Denton Quick Facts

Population : 4,538 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Maryland (United States)
County : Caroline County
Postal code : 21629
Area : 13.86 km2
Altitude : 43 feet / 13 meters
Capital city : Denton is capital of Caroline County
Establishment : January 01, 1796 (225 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 13:54:09 (3rd December 2021)
Density : 327 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 2.64% (2010-2020)
Denton locator map
Location of Denton on Maryland map.
Choptank River Denton MD image
Choptank River Denton MD
Choptank River Denton MD image


Denton is located at 38°53'4"N 75°49'38"W (38.8845600, -75.8271600).

Denton map


The population of Denton increased by 2.64% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 4,418 - census
2011 4,362 -1.28% estimation process
2012 4,331 -0.72% estimation process
2013 4,330 -0.02% estimation process
2014 4,326 -0.09% estimation process
2015 4,333 0.16% estimation process
2016 4,364 0.71% estimation process
2017 4,462 2.2% estimation process
2018 4,487 0.56% estimation process
2019 4,512 0.55% estimation process
2020 4,538 0.57% estimation process

Denton zip code is 21629. County name: Caroline, County fips: 24011

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Local Places in Denton

1 Denton Town Hall
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Denton Town Hall

People born in Denton (6)

People born in Denton, including politician Sherman W. Tribbitt, Abolitionist, wife of Frederick Douglass Anna Murray-Douglass, racing driver Russ Snowberger, you can see a list of people who born in Denton.

  • Bodine Boling (American actress, film editor, film producer and screenwriter) she was born in 16/08/1982
  • Edmund La Fayette Hardcastle (American soldier and state politician) he was born in 18/10/1824
  • Charles Huff (American football coach) he was born in 26/04/1983

Schools in Denton

College & universities near Denton, MD

Code Name City ZIP
162168 Chesapeake College Wye Mills (MD) 21679-0008

Stations (17)

Amtrak & bus stations near Denton, MD

Code Name Address Type
ESN Easton Airport, Maryland 29137 Newman Road BUS
KNT Kent Island, MD 3206 Main Street BUS
DVR Dover, Delaware 716 South Governors Ave BUS
CDE Cambridge, Maryland 100 Heron Boulevard BUS
SLY Salisbury, Maryland 350 Cypress St. BUS

Post offices near Denton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Denton Post Office Denton (MD) 21629

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Other cities in Caroline County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Caroline County , MD.

City Name Population Title
Boonsboro 3,655 Town in Washington County, Maryland, United States
Federalsburg 2,658 Town of the United States
Greensboro 1,878 Town located on the banks of the Choptank River in Caroline County, Maryland
Ridgely 1,655 Town in Maryland, United States
Preston 700 Human settlement in Caroline County, Maryland, United States of America
Goldsboro 233 Town of the United States
Hillsboro 156 Town in Maryland, United States
Henderson 143 Town in Caroline County, Maryland, United States
Marydel 136 Town of the United States
Templeville 116 Town in Maryland, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Denton distances to largest Maryland cities