Carroll County, Virginia

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Carroll County is a county located in the southwestern part of the U.S. state of Virginia. It is the only county in Virginia with Piedmont Topography of roughly one fifth in the southeast part of the county and Mountain topography of roughly four fifths elsewhere of the county. The Blue Ridge escarpment usually defines the county lines in both North Carolina and Virginia. The CDP community of Cana is in the Virginia Piedmont while the rest of the county is in the Appalachian Mountains.

As of the 2000 census, the population was 29,245. Its county seat is Hillsville[1].

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History

Carroll County was established in 1842 from Grayson County. The county is named for Charles Carroll, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, from Maryland. Part of Patrick County was added later.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 478 square miles (1,238.0 km2), of which 476 square miles (1,232.8 km2) is land and 1 square mile (2.6 km2) (0.27%) is water.

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