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Caroline County, Maryland

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Official Website

Caroline County was created in 1774 from parts of Dorchester and Queen Anne's counties. The county derives its name from Lady Caroline Eden, wife of Maryland's last colonial governor, Robert Eden.

The National Park Service is developing a site in the southern half of Caroline County dedicated to interpreting the Underground Railroad as part of the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument.

Adjacent Counties


  • Denton (County Seat)
  • Federalsburg
  • Goldsboro
  • Greensboro
  • Henderson
  • Hillsboro
  • Marydel
  • Preston
  • Ridgely
  • Templeville (part)



USS Caroline County (LST-525)

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