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Welcome to New Carrollton ...

The city of New Carrollton is located in Prince George's County<1>.

The location of New Carrollton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, New Carrollton has a population of 12,928 people<3> (see below for details).

New Carrollton was established in 1953.

The community of New Carrollton is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for New Carrollton: (301) and (240)<5>

Websites for New Carrollton ...

Official Website: www.new-carrollton.md.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, New Carrollton had an population of 12,928 people. This is an increase of 6.53% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.69% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, New Carrollton had a population of 12,135 people. This makes New Carrollton the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of New Carrollton represents 0.21% of the population of Maryland (which has 5,773,552 people), making it the state's 21st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 12,135 people, the population of New Carrollton decreased 3.61% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 12,589 people).

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

Communities Also Named New Carrollton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named New Carrollton - it's located in Indiana.

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

Communities near New Carrollton ...

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

  • Arlington [Arlington County]
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    • Arlington [Arlington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of New Carrollton
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 207,627 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arlington<7>
  • Alexandria [Alexandria City]
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    • Alexandria [Alexandria City] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of New Carrollton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 159,428 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alexandria
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alexandria<7>
  • Rockville [Montgomery County]
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    • Rockville [Montgomery County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of New Carrollton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 68,079 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockville<7>
  • Bowie [Prince George's County]
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    • Bowie [Prince George's County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the east of New Carrollton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 58,643 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowie<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Laurel [Prince George's County]
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      • Laurel [Prince George's County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the north of New Carrollton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 25,631 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laurel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel<7>
    • Takoma Park [Montgomery County]
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      • Takoma Park [Montgomery County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the west of New Carrollton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 17,725 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Takoma Park<7>
    • Falls Church [Falls Church City]
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      • Falls Church [Falls Church City] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of New Carrollton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,617 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Falls Church<7>
    • District Heights [Prince George's County]
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      • District Heights [Prince George's County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the south of New Carrollton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,984 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for District Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on District Heights
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for District Heights<7>
    • Capitol Heights [Prince George's County]
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      • Capitol Heights [Prince George's County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the south of New Carrollton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,514 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Capitol Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Capitol Heights
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Capitol Heights<7>
    • Chevy Chase [Montgomery County]
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      • Chevy Chase [Montgomery County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of New Carrollton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,984 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chevy Chase have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chevy Chase
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chevy Chase<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 New Carrollton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for New Carrollton.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of New 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 New Carrollton.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for New Carrollton ...

Looking for more information about New 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 New Carrollton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for New Carrollton.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Maryland

About Prince George's County

About Maryland

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for New Carrollton: www.new-carrollton.md.us/

The official website for Prince George's County: www.co.pg.md.us/

The official website for State of Maryland: www.maryland.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Maryland's counties, including Prince George's, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for New Carrollton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around New Carrollton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (240) is an overlay for area code (301).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- New Carrollton) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Carrollton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9663, Longitude: -76.8769       In this case, the coordinates for New Carrollton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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