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Caroline County

Content Provided by: Maryland State Archives
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.

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County Seat: Denton , MD 21629
Form of Government: Code Home Rule
Population
1990 census: 27,035
2000 census: 29,772


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