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Welcome to Carrollton ...

The city of Carrollton is located in Carroll County and is the County Seat for Carroll County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Carrollton has a population of 26,562 people<1> (see below for details).

Carrollton is 1,070 feet [326 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Carrollton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Carrollton (for example, toward Ranburne (AL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Area Codes for Carrollton: (470)<3>, (678) and (770)

The ZIP codes for Carrollton: 30116-30119<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Carrollton had a population of 24,388 people (or 22.07% of the total population of Carroll County). This makes Carrollton the county's most populous community.

The population of Carrollton represents 0.25% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 30th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 24,388 people, the population of Carrollton increased 22.9% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 19,843 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Carrollton had an population of 26,562 people. This is an increase of 8.91% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 33.86% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Carrollton.

Communities near Carrollton ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Carrollton and not the distance if you are driving it.<5>.

Community   2016
Bowdon   [Map]   2,097   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Bremen   [Map]   6,421   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Buchanan   [Map]   1,141   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Chattahoochee Hills   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Mount Zion   [Map]   1,763   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Tallapoosa   [Map]   3,187   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Carrollton.

Communities Also Named Carrollton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 25 communities that are also named Carrollton - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Maryland (3), Michigan (2), Mississippi, Missouri, New York, Ohio (2), Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Carrollton.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Carrollton. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Carrollton. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Carrollton. Our list includes 18 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Carrollton:

Websites for Carrollton ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Carrollton ...

Looking for more information about Carrollton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Carrollton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Carrollton.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Carrollton. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Carrollton.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Carrollton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Of the area codes for Carrollton, area code (470, 678) is an overlay. For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Carrollton.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Carrollton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Carrollton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Carrollton includes: 30116, 30117, 30118 & 30119.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in Carrollton. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Carrollton) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Carrollton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Carrollton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Carrollton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5801, Longitude: -85.0751     [Map].

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Carrollton.