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Living in Denton, MD

About 72 miles east of Baltimore, across the Chesapeake Bay, lies Denton, Maryland. Within this neighborhood's five and a half square miles, there are many opportunities for shopping and dining, as well as for getting out and taking in the gorgeous scenery. The community in Denton is tight-knit and looks for any opportunity to get together, meaning there are many town festivals, parades, and markets throughout the year.

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Things to Do in Denton

Denton, Maryland, is rural and proud of it. At the Museum of Rural Life, located in downtown Denton in a building dating from the early 1800s, visitors can view exhibits and celebrate the slower pace of life that has existed here for centuries. While rural may refer to a way of life, it also means there are plenty of wide-open spaces for people to enjoy. Living in Denton means having plenty of opportunities to camp, hike, fish, and play tennis and basketball in the town's various parks. The town also sits right on the banks of the Choptank River, residents have access to multitudes of recreational possibilities, either from shore or boating on the waters.

While there are plenty of options for shopping, dining, and nightlife in Denton, MD, should you be in the mood for a quick visit to the big city, Baltimore is an easy 75-mile trip via Route 301. Not only is Baltimore easily reached, but the Maryland Upper Shore Transit (MUST) system transports both locals and visitors not only within town, but also throughout the five counties surrounding Denton. Many locals commute to work, some just a few minutes, others up to an hour to farther surrounding cities. Local businesses are scattered throughout the neighborhood, but downtown contains the highest concentration of them. Within a radius of a few blocks near Market Street are many of the bars, restaurants, and shops. There are pubs, clothing boutiques, a florist, and anything else you might need, just steps from one another.

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Denton Real Estate

There are plenty of homes for sale in Denton. Many of the properties are single-family homes lying on large lots with ample parking, though there are a few apartments available outside downtown. There are plenty of historic homes in town, but the Denton neighborhood with the highest concentration of homes for sale dating back to the 1880s is Riverview Gardens. For residents who prefer a newer home, Denton, Maryland, has a treasure-trove of brand-new houses on the market. Located on Sydney Lane, just off South Fifth Avenue, is fresh Denton real estate that's ready to go. Whether it's an historic home or one made just last year, one of these homes just might be the perfect fit.

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What Locals Love

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  • Located on the banks of the Choptank River, boredom is never an option for recreational sports enthusiasts. Popular activities include fishing, camping, hiking, and biking along the river.
  • For a blast to the past, the Museum of Rural Life takes visitors back to the early 1800s with interesting exhibits.
  • Market Street is the central hub of commercial activity, bringing restaurants, shops, bars, and pubs all within steps of each other.


Denton Real Estate at a Glance

  • 24 Homes Sold*
  • 111 Avg. Days on Market*
  • $350,000 Median Price*

*over last 3 months

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