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== County Courthouse  ==
 
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[[Image:Charles Carroll.JPG|thumb|right|250px|Charles Carroll (1737-1832)]]  
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The county is named after [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Carroll_of_Carrollton Charles Carroll] (1737-1832), a signer of the Declaration of Independence.<ref>Charles Carroll of Carrollton, Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Carroll_of_Carrollton.</ref>
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The county is named after [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Carroll_of_Carrollton Charles Carroll] (1737-1832), a signer of the Declaration of Independence.<ref>Charles Carroll of Carrollton, Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Carroll_of_Carrollton.</ref>  
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1826'''--Carroll County was created 11 December 1826 from Creek Indian Lands.&nbsp; '''County seat:'''&nbsp; Carrollton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1826'''--Carroll County was created 11 December 1826 from Creek Indian Lands.&nbsp; '''County seat:'''&nbsp; Carrollton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Cleburne_County,_Alabama|Cleburne County, Alabama]]
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*[[Cleburne County, Alabama|Cleburne County, Alabama]]  
*[[Coweta_County,_Georgia|Coweta]]
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*[[Coweta County, Georgia|Coweta]]  
*[[Douglas_County,_Georgia|Douglas]]
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*[[Douglas County, Georgia|Douglas]]  
*[[Fulton_County,_Georgia|Fulton]]
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*[[Fulton County, Georgia|Fulton]]  
*[[Haralson_County,_Georgia|Haralson]]
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*[[Haralson County, Georgia|Haralson]]  
*[[Heard_County,_Georgia|Heard]]
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*[[Heard County, Georgia|Heard]]  
*[[Paulding_County,_Georgia|Paulding]]
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*[[Paulding County, Georgia|Paulding]]  
*[[Randolph_County,_Alabama|Randolph County, Alabama]]
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*[[Randolph County, Alabama|Randolph County, Alabama]]
  
 
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Revision as of 23:41, 25 August 2010

Template:Georgia-stub United States  > Georgia > Carroll County

County Courthouse

History

Charles Carroll.JPG

The county is named after Charles Carroll (1737-1832), a signer of the Declaration of Independence.[1]

Parent County

1826--Carroll County was created 11 December 1826 from Creek Indian Lands.  County seat:  Carrollton [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1927 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. Charles Carroll of Carrollton, Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Carroll_of_Carrollton.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).