Carrollton, Missouri

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Carrollton, Missouri
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
CountryUnited States
StateMissouri
CountyCarroll
Government
 • TypeMayor-council
 • MayorBryan Mathis
Area
 • Total4.19 sq mi (10.85 km2)
 • Land4.17 sq mi (10.80 km2)
 • Water0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation
755 ft (230 m)
Population
 • Total3,784
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
3,603
 • Density900/sq mi (350/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
64633
Area code(s)660
FIPS code29-11566[4]
GNIS feature ID0715434[5]
WebsiteCarrollton Area Chamber of Commerce

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 2000. Carrollton is the county seat of Carroll County.[6]

History[edit]

Carrollton was established in 1833.[7] 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 Carroll County Court House, Carroll County Sheriff's Quarters and Jail, United States Post Office, and Wilcoxson and Company Bank are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[10]

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).[11] 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]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1860738
18701,832148.2%
18802,31326.3%
18903,87867.7%
19003,854−0.6%
19103,452−10.4%
19203,218−6.8%
19304,05826.1%
19404,0700.3%
19504,3807.6%
19604,5544.0%
19704,8476.4%
19804,700−3.0%
19904,406−6.3%
20004,122−6.4%
20103,784−8.2%
Est. 20163,603[3]−4.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[12]

Education[edit]

Carrollton R-VII School District operates 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.[13]

The town has a lending library, the Carrollton Public Library.[14]

Carroll County Courthouse

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-14. Retrieved 2012-07-08.
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08.
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. 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. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  7. ^ "Carroll County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 10 September 2016.
  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
  10. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  11. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  12. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  13. ^ "Schools". Carrollton R-VII School District. Retrieved 23 March 2018.
  14. ^ "Missouri Public Libraries". PublicLibraries.com. Retrieved 23 March 2018.
  15. ^ Eleanor Tufts; National Museum of Women in the Arts (U.S.); International Exhibitions Foundation (1987). American women artists, 1830–1930. International Exhibitions Foundation for the National Museum of Women in the Arts. ISBN 978-0-940979-01-7.

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