Carrollton, Missouri

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Carrollton, Missouri
City
Aerial view of Carrollton, Missouri
Aerial view of Carrollton, Missouri
Location of Carrollton, Missouri
Location of Carrollton, Missouri
Coordinates: 39°21′32″N 93°29′44″W / 39.35889°N 93.49556°W / 39.35889; -93.49556Coordinates: 39°21′32″N 93°29′44″W / 39.35889°N 93.49556°W / 39.35889; -93.49556
Country United States
State Missouri
County Carroll
Government
 • Type Mayor-council
 • Mayor Bryan Mathis
Area[1]
 • Total 4.19 sq mi (10.85 km2)
 • Land 4.17 sq mi (10.80 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation 755 ft (230 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 3,784
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 3,691
 • Density 907.4/sq mi (350.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 64633
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-11566[4]
GNIS feature ID 0715434[5]

Carrollton is a city in Carroll County, Missouri, United States. Carrollton won the 2005 All-America City Award given out annually by the National Civic League. The population was 3,784 at the 2010 census. The population is down 338 residents since the last census, the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Carroll County[6]. It has several restaurants including JB's Steakhouse, Subway, Sonic, McDonald's, Burger Bar and Dari Maid, Main Street, Maxine's,and a few more.

Geography[edit]

Carrollton is located at 39°22′N 93°30′W / 39.367°N 93.500°W / 39.367; -93.500 (39.3589, -93.4956)[7]. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.19 square miles (10.85 km2), of which, 4.17 square miles (10.80 km2) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2010, there were 3,784 people,

Total population: 3,784

% of population.....

Under 5 years: 249 (6.6%);5 to 9 years: 243 (6.4%);10 to 14 years: 256 (6.8%); 15 to 19 years: 254 (6.7%); 20 to 24 years: 203 (5.4%); 25 to 29 years: 213 (5.6%); 30 to 34 years: 239 (6.3%); 35 to 39 years: 219 (5.8%); 40 to 44 years: 215 (5.7%); 45 to 49 years: 234 (6.2%); 50 to 54 years: 210 (5.5%); 55 to 59 years: 241 (6.4%); 60 to 64 years: 241 (6.4%); 65 to 69 years: 186 (4.9%); 70 to 74 years: 159 (4.2%); 75 to 79 years: 150 (4.0%); 80 to 84 years: 125 (3.3%); 85 years and over: 147 (3.9%)

Median age (years): 40.4

Population Summary

People 16 years and over: 2,975 (78.6%); 18 years and over: 2,867 (75.8%); 21 years and over: 2,733 (72.2%); 62 years and over: 912 (24.1%); 65 years and over: 767 (20.3%)

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census.

Education[edit]

Carrollton Area Career Center, Carrollton High School; grades 9-12, Carrollton Junior High School; grades 7-8, Carrollton Elementary School; grades 2-6, and Adams School; grades Pre-K-1.

Carroll County Courthouse

History[edit]

Carrollton was established in 1833. It obtained its post office in 1834.[8] Carrollton's growth can be documented through Sanborn Maps, several of which are available online.[9]

The town's recent claim to fame was its baseball team, the Carrollton Trojans, who finished 2nd in Class 2A baseball in their 2009-10 season. After advancing to the Final 4 in the MSHSAA Class 2A Baseball Championships, the Trojans defeated the Conway Bears (MO) 5-3, then fell to Crystal City (MO) in the title game, 10-1. The Trojans finished the season with a record of 19-3.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-30. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  8. ^ Earngey, Bill (1995). Missouri Roadsides: The Traveler's Companion. University of Missouri Press. p. 38. 
  9. ^ Sanborn Maps for Missouri: Carrollton, University of Missouri Digital Library. Accessed 2011-03-14

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