Carroll, New York

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Carroll is a town in Chautauqua County, New York, United States. The population was 3,635 at the 2000 census. The town is named after Charles Carroll, a signer of the Declaration of Independence.

The Town of Carroll is in the southeast corner of Chautauqua County. The town is southeast of Jamestown, New York.



The area was settled around 1809. The Town of Carroll was established in 1825 from part of the Town of Ellicott. In 1853, part of Carroll was used to form the Town of Kiantone. In 1900, the town had a population of 1,684.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 33.4 square miles (86.4 km²), all of it land.

The south town line of Carroll is the state boundary of Pennsylvania.

US Route 62 passes through northwest part of the town.

Adjacent towns and other areas

The Town of Poland is to the north. The Town of Kiantone is to the west. The Town of South Valley in Cattaraugus County, New York is on the east. Warren County, Pennsylvania is across the south town line.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 3,635 people, 1,364 households, and 1,002 families residing in the town. The population density was 108.9 people per square mile (42.1/km²). There were 1,440 housing units at an average density of 43.2/sq mi (16.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.04% White, 0.14% African American, 0.22% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 0.17% from other races, and 0.30% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.47% of the population. 25.8% were of Swedish, 24.5% German, 19.1% English, 9.0% English and 15.1% Irish ancestry according to Census 2000.

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