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Tidewater Affairs

Oystermen's Tongers Advisory Committee
Owen Carroll, Chairperson; George Bowen;
Gerald Bracken; Louie W. Humphreys, Jr.;
Claude Mister.

Extension and Soil Conservation Services

Extension Agents
William H. Gaiser, County Director; Jacque-
line M. Gray; Ruth K. Miller; George B.
Spence, Jr.

Soil Conservation District Supervisors
Wilbur P. Ward, Jr., Chairperson. 1986;
Donald C. Gott, 1985; Calvert W. Norfolk,
1988; Young D. Hance, 1989; Oliver S. Cox
(County appointee); George B. Spence, Jr.,
Extension Agent, Secretary (non-voting). Hag-
ner Reid Mister, District Conservationist.


County Seat: Denton 21629

Origin: Created by Chapter 10, Acts of 1773, from
Dorchester and Queen Anne's counties.

Name: Lady Caroline Eden, the sister of the last
Lord Baltimore, gave her name to this County.

Form of Government: County Commissioners

County Code: See Code of the Public Local Laws of
Caroline County (1965) with supplements.

Area: 324.39 sq. miles (320.79 land, 3.60 water)

Population. 1900,- 16,248; 1950: .18,234; I960:
18,462; 1970: 19,781; 1980: 23,143.

Principal Incorporated Places (1980 census):
Federalsburg (1,952), Denton (1,927),
Greensboro (1,253)

Voter Registration, Oct. 8, 1984. Democrat: 6,435;
Republican: 2,714; Other Parties: 1; Decline to
Affiliate: 524; Total: 9,674.

Per Capita Income (1980): $6,890

State Parks: Martinak (120 acres), Tuckahoe
(3,435 acres—1,523 acres in Caroline County,
1,912 acres in Queen Anne's County)

Museums/Historical Societies: Caroline County
Historical Society, P. 0. Box 160, Greensboro

Caroline County/521


Circuit Court
P.O. Box 458
Market St.
Denton 21629 Telephone: 479-1811

District Court
P. 0. Box 429
District Court Multi-Service Center
Third and Randolph Sts.
Denton 21629 Telephone: 479^609

Court Terms:

Circuit Court—Grand Jury, first Monday in April
and November.

Orphans' Court Days—Tuesdays

Circuit Court Resident Judge
J. Owen Wise, 1999

Circuit Court Clerk
F. Dale Minner, 1986

District Court Judge
L. Edgar Brown, 1986. Grace R. Achuff,
Administrative Clerk; Joyce A. Ward, Clerk.

Orphans' Court Judges
Robert F. Schreiber, Chic/Judge, 1986;
Thomas L. Trice HI, 1986; Frank D. Zeig-
ler, 1986.

Register of Wills
Charles V. Moore, 1986

Louis C. Andrew, 1986

State's Attorney
Starke M. Evans, 1986

District Public Defender
Daniel J. Saunders


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