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Welcome to Carrollton ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Carrollton has a population of 176 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Carrollton is 250 feet [76 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Carrollton lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Carrollton is within the boundaries of the (662) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Carrollton had an population of 176 people. This is a decrease of 7.37% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 56.86% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Carrollton had a population of 190 people. This makes Carrollton the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 190 people, the population of Carrollton decreased 53.43% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 408 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Maryland (3), Michigan (2), 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.

  • Greenwood (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
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    • Greenwood lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Carrollton and is located in Leflore County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,457 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenwood<6>
  • Grenada (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grenada
    • Grenada lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Carrollton and is located in Grenada County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,105 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grenada
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grenada<6>
  • Winona (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winona
    • Winona lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Carrollton and is located in Montgomery County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,830 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winona
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winona<6>
  • Duck Hill (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
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    • Duck Hill lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Carrollton and is located in Montgomery County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,760 people
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  • Vaiden (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
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    • Vaiden lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Carrollton and is located in Carroll County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 931 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vaiden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vaiden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vaiden<6>
  • Sidon (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sidon
    • Sidon lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Carrollton and is located in Leflore County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 461 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sidon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sidon
  • Coila (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coila
    • Coila lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Carrollton and is located in Carroll County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coila
  • Jefferson (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jefferson
    • Jefferson lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Carrollton and is located in Carroll County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jefferson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
  • Teoc (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Teoc
    • Teoc lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Carrollton and is located in Carroll County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Teoc have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Teoc
  • Elliott (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elliott
    • Elliott lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Carrollton and is located in Grenada County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elliott

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 11 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.

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 in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Carrollton on a map titled Rand McNally Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).

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

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The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Carroll, 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 Carrollton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Carrollton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- 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 for your convenience: 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: 33.5061, Longitude: -89.9221       In this case, the coordinates for Carrollton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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