CAROLINE COUNTY, MARYLAND

MUNICIPALITIES

Caroline County has ten municipalities: Denton, Federalsburg, Goldsboro, Greensboro, Henderson, Hillsboro, Marydel, Preston, Ridgely, and Templeville. The oldest town in Caroline County is Denton, the county seat, incorporated in 1802. Thereafter, local governments formed at Federalsburg (1823), Greensboro (1826), Hillsboro (1853), Templesville (1865), Preston (1892), Ridgely (1896), Goldsboro (1906), Marydel (1929), and Henderson (1949).


DENTON

Incorporated 1802 (Chapter 5, Acts of 1802)
Population (1990 census): 2,977


FEDERALSBURG

Incorporated 1823 (Chapter 174, Acts of 1823)
Population (1990 census): 2,365


GOLDSBORO
(formerly Oldtown)

Incorporated 1906 (Chapter 87, Acts of 1906)
Population (1990 census): 185


GREENSBORO

Incorporated 1826 (Chapter 97, Acts of 1826)
Population (1990 census): 1,441


HENDERSON

Incorporated 1949 (Chapter 498, Acts of 1949)
Population (1990 census): 66


HILLSBORO

Incorporated 1853 (Chapter 161, Acts of 1853)
Population (1990 census): 164


MARYDEL

Incorporated 1929 (Chapter 38, Acts of 1929)
Population (1990 census): 143


PRESTON
(formerly Snow Hill)

Incorporated 1892 (Chapter 689, Acts of 1892)
Population (1990 census): 437


RIDGELY

Incorporated 1896 (Chapter 178, Acts of 1896)
Population (1990 census): 1,034


TEMPLEVILLE
(formerly Bullock Town)

Queen Anne's & Caroline Counties
Incorporated 1865 (Chapter 86, Acts of 1865)
Population (1990 census): 66

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