Carroll County, Maryland

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Revision as of 19:02, 14 October 2008

United States > Maryland > Carroll County
Carroll County, Maryland in green.

Contents

County Courthouse

225 North Center St.
Westminster, MD 21157

History

Charles Carroll of Carrollton
  • Named for Charles Carroll of Carrollton (he signed this way) (1737-1832), the last surviving signer of Declaration of Independence.

Parent County

  • Created 19 January 1837 from Baltimore and Frederick counties by taking the following hundreds from Baltimore County: North Hundred, Pipe Creek Hundred, Delaware Upper Hundred, Delaware Lower Hundred and from Frederick County: Pipe Creek Hundred, Westminster Hundred, Unity Hundred, Burnt House Hundred, Piney Creek Hundred, and Taneytown Hundred.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities
  • Taneytown
  • Westminster
Towns
  • Hampstead
  • Manchester
  • Mount Airy
  • New Windsor
  • Sykesville
  • Union Bridge
Communities
  • Alesia
  • Carrollton
  • Carrolltowne
  • Detour
  • Eldersburg
  • Finksburg
  • Frizzelburg
  • Gaither
  • Gamber
  • Greenmount
  • Harney
  • Henryton
  • Keymar
  • Jasontown
  • Lineboro
  • Linwood
  • Louisville
  • Mayberry
  • Mexico
  • Middleburg
  • Millers
  • New Mexico
  • Patapsco
  • Pleasant Valley
  • Silver Run
  • Union Mills
  • Uniontown
  • Woodbine
  • Woodstock

Neighboring Counties

Baltimore | Frederick | Howard | Pennsylvania counties: Adams | York

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Church

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References