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Carrollton is a city in Carroll County, in the Atlanta metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Charles Carroll's estate in Chesapeake Bay.

The latitude of Carrollton is 33.58N. The longitude is -85.076W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,102 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 20,615.


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Median household income
Local
$27,559
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Carrollton demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Carroll Courthouse
· Old Carrollton
· Troupsville
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 212. The number of murders and homicides was 2. The violent crime rate was 10.4 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: John Tanner Park
Historic sites and museums: McIntosh Reserve
Colleges and universities: State University of West Georgia, West Central Technical College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)
Municipal address:
PO Box 1949
Carrollton, GA 30112

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7% of Carrollton residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Carrollton ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Carrollton was $16,803, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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28% of Carrollton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Carrollton include South Carrollton Residential Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Carrollton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $362.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $921.


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Libraries in Carrollton include Neva Lomason Memorial Library ... View libraries

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National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WUWG.

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Carroll County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Carrollton political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Carrollton workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 6 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Carrollton between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 3.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Carrollton include Best Western Carrollton Inn & Suites, Great Western Inn, Holiday Inn Express Carrollton, Jameson Inn Carrollton, Quality Inn & Suites, Super 8 Motel.

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