CARROLL COUNTY MARYLAND


Carroll County Map


Carroll County was created from parts of Baltimore and Frederick counties with its first settlers including German decent. The County was named for Charles Carroll of Carrollton, a revolutionary war statesman and a Maryland signer of Declaration of Independence.

Westminster is the largest town in Carroll County. Full of history from the Civil War where troops traveled to Gettysburg. The Carroll County Farm Museum that provided work and shelter for indigent men and women which stayed in operation until 1965. The Maryland Wine Festival is held yearly at the Carroll County Farm Museum. The Union Mill Homestead is the family home of the Shrivers for six generations. The Pennsylvania Dutch Farmers Market of Westminster is held year round.

Size: 452 Square Miles
County Seat: Westminster
Government Form: County Commissioners
Population 2000: 150,897
Median income for a household (2000): $60,021
Median income for a family (2000): $66,430

Cities in Carroll County

Carrollton (21157) Carrolltown (21784) Eldersburg (21784)
Finksburg (21048) Hampstead (21074) Henryton (21080)
High Point (21122) topmar (21757) Lineboro (21088)
Linwood (21764) Manchester Millers (21107)
Mount Airy (21771) New Windsor (21776) Sykesville (21784)
Taneytown (21787) Union Bridge (21791) Uniontown (21158)
Westminster Woodbine (21797) blank

Carroll County Resources

Carroll County On-Line
Carroll County Tourism
Carroll County Times Online News
Carroll County Community College
Carroll County Library
Carroll County Public Schools






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