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Carroll County is a county located in the state of Indiana. As of 2010, the
population was 20,155. Carroll County was
created on January 7, 1828. The county seat is Delphi.
The county is named for Charles Carroll, signer of the
Declaration of Independence.
Carroll County is part of the Lafayette, Indiana, Metropolitan Statistical Area.
The county is named for Charles Carroll, signer of the Declaration of Independence.
County QuickFacts: CensusBureau Quick Facts
Carroll County was formed in 1828 and named for Charles Carroll, the last surviving signer of the Declaration of Independence, who died in 1832. The county seat of Delphi was established the same year by General Samuel Milroy. The Wabash and Erie Canal, built through the county in 1840 and operating until the early 1870s, is among the county's most significant historical legacies
Carroll County is divided into 14 Civil Townships as follows: Adams, Burlington, Carrollton, Clay, Deer Creek, Democrat, Jackson, Jefferson, Liberty, Madison, Monroe, Rock Creek, Tippecanoe and Washington.
As reported by the Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 375 square miles (971 km2); 372 square miles (964 km2) of it is land and 3 square miles (7 km2) of it (0.75%) is water.
Carroll county is located close to the center of Indiana. George Obear Overlook Park, Riley Park, Stone Barn Park, and Trailhead Park are a few of the parks located in this county.
Bordering counties are as follows:
Public schools in Carroll County are administered by the Carroll Consolidated School District and the Delphi Community School Corporation.