Originally known as Pig Point, Denton serves as the county seat and center of commerce for Caroline County. Outdoor enthusiasts and those who are drawn to small-town charm will find no better location than Denton, tucked midway along the Eastern Shore. The air is literally filled with bird calls, while the surrounding campgrounds are alive with flora and fauna. History buffs will enjoy such treasures as the old county courthouse, a museum of rural life or the Neck Meeting House built by Quakers in 1802. Attracting new businesses as well as new residents, Denton is home to a growing number of manufacturing plants and service enterprises. Newcomers can choose from a selection of homes in a variety of architectural styles and price ranges, either within Denton’s welcoming neighborhoods or along the outskirts of town surrounded by the lovely countryside.