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

The community of Westminster is the Seat for Carroll County.

Carroll County was founded in 1837. Carroll was created by taking area from Baltimore and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Carroll had a population of 170,089 people. This is an increase of 12.72% since the last Census (which gave a population of 150,897 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Carroll represented 2.85% of the total population of Maryland, making it the state's 8th most populous county (out of 24 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2010167,134+10.76%-1.74% since 2009
2009170,089+12.72%+0.17% since 2008
2008169,794+12.52%+0.25% since 2007
2007169,373+12.24% 
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2000150,897The Last Census

More information can be found on the Carroll County Census Page for Carroll County.

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Below are some of the communities located in Carroll County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Carroll County):

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Westminster   17,99616,7317.56% increase  
Mount Airy   8,8646,42537.96% increase  
Taneytown   5,4335,1285.95% increase  
Sykesville   4,4404,1975.79% increase  
Manchester   3,4703,3294.24% increase  

Websites for Carroll County

Official Website:   www.ccgov.carr.org/

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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