Carroll County

US States / N / New Hampshire / Carroll County
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Carroll County is named for Charles Carroll of Carrollton, who was the last surviving signer of the United States Declaration of Independence.

 

Created:  December 22, 1840

County Seat: 

Ossipee  1840 – present

 

Old County Courthouse – Ossipee  

 

Location:  20 Courthouse Square / Brown Ridge Road

Built:  1915 – 1916

Style:  Colonial Revival

Architect:  Albert H Dow

Contractor:  Wallace Building Company

 

Description:  The building faces northeast and is a two story red colored brick and stone structure. The northeast front has a high portico with double columns on either side. The first story entrance is arched and there is a large window on the second story. The corners of the building have stone trim. The roof is hipped with two chimneys. An addition has been added on the southwest side.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was built in 1840 and additions were added in 1856 and 1887.

 

County Courthouse – Ossipee  

 

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Location:  96 Water Village Road / Country Farm Road

Built:  2001 – 2003

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Keith P Hemingway of Plymouth

Contractor:  Hutter Construction Corporation of Ipswich.

 

Description:  The building faces east.and is a three story red colored brick, buff colored stone and concrete structure. The building is surrounded by spacious grounds. The front has a projecting center section with small windows on the first story and large horizontal windows on the second and third stories. At the top is a sloped roof with peak behind. The main entrance is on the southwest corner with large arches and recessed entrance.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Coos County

E – Oxford County, Maine

S – Strafford County and Belknap County

W – Grafton County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2014