Carroll County is named for Charles Carroll, who was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence.
Created: January 15, 1851
Carrolton 1855 – 1869
Carroll 1869 – present
County Courthouse – Carroll
Location: 114 East 6th Street / North Main Street
Built: 1964 – 1965
Architect: John Latenser & Son Company
Contractor: Sioux Construction
Description: The building faces north and is a three story buff colored limestone, red colored brick, concrete and glass structure. The north front extends from the main building and has an overhang at the central entrance. Vertical dividers separate the windows. Vertical dividers are along the east and west sides. The roof line is flat. The building sits atop a rise on landscaped grounds.
Note: The first courthouse was built in 1865 in Carrolton at a cost of #3,000. The second courthouse was built in 1869 at Carroll City at a cost of $4,000. In 1887, the third courthouse was designed by J C Cochrane and constructed by R S Finkbine. The present courthouse was constructed at a cost of $750,000.
E – Greene County
W – Crawford County
Photos taken 2008