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Welcome to Carrollton ...

The city of Carrollton is located in Carroll County<1> and is the County Seat for Carroll County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Carrollton has a population of 27,278 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Carrollton.

Carrollton is 1,070 feet [326 m] above sea level.<3>.

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).

Telephone area codes for Carrollton: (470)<4>, (678) and (770).

The ZIP codes for Carrollton: 30116-30119<5>

Websites for Carrollton ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.carroll-ga.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Carrollton, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Carrollton had an population of 27,278 people. This is an increase of 11.85% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Carrollton had a population of 24,388 people (which is 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.

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

Adding Carrollton to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Carrollton in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Carrollton was

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Carrollton on our Genealogy Page.

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.

Communities near Carrollton ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Carrollton.

  • Villa Rica [Carroll County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Villa Rica
    • Villa Rica [Carroll County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Carrollton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,795 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Villa Rica
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Villa Rica<7>
  • Bremen [Haralson County]
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    • Bremen [Haralson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Carrollton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,818 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bremen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bremen<7>
  • Temple [Carroll County]
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    • Temple [Carroll County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Carrollton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,044 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Temple
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Temple<7>
  • Hart Town [Carroll County]
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    • Hart Town [Carroll County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Carrollton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,437 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hart Town have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hart Town
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Tyus [Carroll County]
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      • Tyus [Carroll County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Carrollton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,525 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tyus have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tyus
    • Chattahoochee Hills [Fulton County]
    • Tallapoosa [Haralson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tallapoosa
      • Tallapoosa [Haralson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Carrollton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,231 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tallapoosa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tallapoosa<7>
    • Bowdon Junction [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowdon Junction
      • Bowdon Junction [Carroll County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Carrollton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,100 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowdon Junction
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowdon Junction<7>
    • Bowdon [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowdon
      • Bowdon [Carroll County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the west of Carrollton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,089 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowdon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowdon<7>
    • Mount Zion [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Zion
      • Mount Zion [Carroll County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Carrollton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,888 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Zion
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Zion<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Carrollton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Carrollton.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Carrollton.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Carrollton. Our list includes 18 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Carrollton.

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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Carrollton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Carrollton.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Carroll County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Carrollton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Carroll County: www.carrollcountyga.com/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Carroll, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Carrollton.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Carrollton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Carrollton, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<5>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.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CarrolltonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Carrollton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5801, Longitude: -85.0751    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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