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[County Seal, Carroll County, Maryland] Origin: Carroll County was formed in 1837 from Baltimore and Frederick Counties (Chapter 256, Acts of 1835; confirmed by Chapter 19, Acts of 1836, which was passed January 19, 1837). The County was named for Charles Carroll of Carrollton (1737-1832), Revolutionary War statesman and a Maryland signer of Declaration of Independence.

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County Seat: Westminster, MD 21157
Form of Government: County Commissioners

[photo, Carroll County Courthouse Annex, 55 North Court St., Westminster, Maryland] Population
1990 census: 123,372
2000 census: 150,987

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  • Carroll County Courthouse Annex, 55 North Court St., Westminster, Maryland, May 2005. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


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