Carrollton, Ohio

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Carrollton is a village in Carroll County, Ohio, United States. The population was 3,190 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Carroll County[3].

Carrollton is part of the CantonMassillon Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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History

The village was established as "Centreville" on October 4, 1815 at the crossroads of the Steubenville to Canton and New Lisbon to New Philadelphia roads by Peter Bohart. After the village became the county seat of newly formed Carroll County, the village name was changed on February 24, 1834. [4]

Many of the Fighting McCooks of Civil War fame lived in Carrollton. The Daniel McCook House is listed as a National Historic Place.

Village councilman Gary Minor lost his seat when it was discovered that his house was 30 feet outside the village boundaries and therefore unable to lawfully serve [5].

Geography

Carrollton is located at 40°34′43″N 81°5′12″W / 40.57861°N 81.08667°W / 40.57861; -81.08667 (40.578567, -81.086769)[6].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.4 square miles (6.2 km²), all of it land.

Carrollton is at the junction of State Routes 39 and 43. State Routes 9 and 332 also pass through the village.

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