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Carrollton, Missouri
Aerial view of Carrollton, Missouri
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Location of Carrollton, Missouri
Location of Carrollton, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Carroll
Government
 • Type Mayor-council
Area
 • Total 4.18 sq mi (10.84 km2)
 • Land 4.17 sq mi (10.80 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.04 km2)
Elevation
758 ft (231 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 3,514
 • Estimate 
(2019)
3,476
 • Density 833.97/sq mi (321.97/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
64633
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-11566
GNIS feature ID 0715434

Carrollton is a city in Carroll County, Missouri, United States. Carrollton won the 2005 All-America City Award, given out annually by the National Civic League. The population was 3,514 at the 2020 census. Carrollton is the county seat of Carroll County.

Geography

Carrollton is located at 39°22′N 93°30′W / 39.367°N 93.500°W / 39.367; -93.500 (39.3589, -93.4956). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.19 square miles (10.85 km2), of which, 4.17 square miles (10.80 km2) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1860 738
1870 1,832 148.2%
1880 2,313 26.3%
1890 3,878 67.7%
1900 3,854 −0.6%
1910 3,452 −10.4%
1920 3,218 −6.8%
1930 4,058 26.1%
1940 4,070 0.3%
1950 4,380 7.6%
1960 4,554 4.0%
1970 4,847 6.4%
1980 4,700 −3.0%
1990 4,406 −6.3%
2000 4,122 −6.4%
2010 3,784 −8.2%
2015 (est.) 3,638 −3.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 3,784 people,

Total population: 3,784

% of population.....

Under 5 years: 249 (6.6%);5 to 9 years: 243 (6.4%);10 to 14 years: 256 (6.8%); 15 to 19 years: 254 (6.7%); 20 to 24 years: 203 (5.4%); 25 to 29 years: 213 (5.6%); 30 to 34 years: 239 (6.3%); 35 to 39 years: 219 (5.8%); 40 to 44 years: 215 (5.7%); 45 to 49 years: 234 (6.2%); 50 to 54 years: 210 (5.5%); 55 to 59 years: 241 (6.4%); 60 to 64 years: 241 (6.4%); 65 to 69 years: 186 (4.9%); 70 to 74 years: 159 (4.2%); 75 to 79 years: 150 (4.0%); 80 to 84 years: 125 (3.3%); 85 years and over: 147 (3.9%)

Median age (years): 40.4

Population Summary

People 16 years and over: 2,975 (78.6%); 18 years and over: 2,867 (75.8%); 21 years and over: 2,733 (72.2%); 62 years and over: 912 (24.1%); 65 years and over: 767 (20.3%)

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census.

History

Carrollton was established in 1833. It obtained its post office in 1834. Carrollton's growth can be documented through Sanborn Maps, several of which are available online.

The town's recent claim to fame was its baseball team, the Carrollton Trojans, who finished 2nd in Class 2A baseball in their 2009-10 season. After advancing to the Final 4 in the MSHSAA Class 2A Baseball Championships, the Trojans defeated the Conway Bears (MO) 5-3, then fell to Crystal City (MO) in the title game, 10-1. The Trojans finished the season with a record of 19-3.

The Carroll County Court House, Carroll County Sheriff's Quarters and Jail, United States Post Office, and Wilcoxson and Company Bank are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Education

Carrollton R-VII School District operates Carrollton Area Career Center, Carrollton High School; grades 9-12, Carrollton Junior High School; grades 7–8, and Carrollton Elementary School; grades Pre-1 and 2–6.

The town has a lending library, the Carrollton Public Library.

Notable people

  • Amanda Austin, painter and sculptor
  • Leon E. Bates, UAW leader
  • James Johnson Duderstadt, President of the University of Michigan. 1988-1996
  • James Fergason, graduated Carrollton High School in 1952. American inventor and business entrepreneur.
  • Francis Doyle Gleeson, Roman Catholic bishop
  • Don Martin, defensive back for Yale
  • John C. McQueen, Major general, USMC; Decorated veteran of World War II
  • James Shields, Civil War general and United States Senator
  • Robert Simpson was an American hurdler and track and field coach.
  • Claude T. Smith, American band conductor, composer, and educator.

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