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Denton is a town in Caroline County, Maryland. The population of Denton was 4,418 as of the 2010 United States Census, and it is the county seat of Caroline County.HistoryDenton was established in 1781. It was first called Eden Town, for Sir Robert Eden, the last royal governor of Maryland, and over time Eden Town was shortened to Denton. The town was incorporated in 1802.GeographyDenton is located at .According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 5.50sqmi, of which, 5.28sqmi is land and 0.22sqmi is water.ClimateThe climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Denton has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.Demographics2010 censusAs of the census of 2010, there were 4,418 people, 1,606 households, and 1,034 families residing in the town. The population density was 836.7PD/sqmi. There were 1,791 housing units at an average density of 339.2/sqmi. The racial makeup of the town was 71.8% White, 22.9% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.6% Asian, 1.0% from other races, and 3.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.3% of the population.
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