Carroll County, Ohio

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Carroll County is a county located in the state of Ohio. As of 2000, the population was 28,836. Its county seat is Carrollton[3]. It is named for Charles Carroll of Carrollton, the last surviving signer of the Declaration of Independence.[4][5]

Carroll County is part of the CantonMassillon Metropolitan Statistical Area. Carroll County is in the Appalachian Ohio region of the state.[6]

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History

Carroll County was formed on December 25, 1832 from portions of Columbiana, Harrison, Jefferson, Stark, and Tuscarawas counties.

Carroll County lies upon an ancient trail known as the Great Trail[7][8], connecting the forks of the Ohio with Lake Erie and the inland plains.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 399 square miles (1,033.4 km2).395 square miles (1,023.0 km2) is land and 4 square miles (10.4 km2) (1.09%) is water.

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