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Welcome to Denton ...
The location of Denton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Denton has a population of 4,522 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Denton.
Denton is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Denton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area Codes for Denton: (410), (443)<5> & (667)
The ZIP code for Denton: 21629<6>
Websites for Denton ...
Official Website: www.dentonmaryland.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Denton had an population of 4,522 people. This is an increase of 2.35% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 52.77% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Denton had a population of 4,418 people (or 13.36% of the total population of Caroline County). This makes Denton the county's most populous community.
The population of Denton represents 0.08% of the population of Maryland (which has 5,773,552 people), making it the state's 46th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 4,418 people, the population of Denton increased 49.26% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,960 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Denton.
Communities Also Named Denton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Denton - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), Georgia (2), Idaho (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas (2) and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Denton.
Communities near Denton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Denton.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Denton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Denton.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Denton. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Denton.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Denton. Our list includes 13 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Denton.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Denton ...
Looking for more information about Denton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Denton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Denton.
Adding Denton to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Denton in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Denton was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Denton on a map titled Rand McNally Rand McNally Map of Maryland (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Denton on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Denton: www.dentonmaryland.com/
The official website for Caroline County: www.carolinemd.org/
The official website for State of Maryland: www.maryland.gov/
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This page was last modified: 02 Aug 2022