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Encyclopedia > Carroll County, Virginia
Carroll County, Virginia
Seal of Carroll County, Virginia
Seal (Detail)
Map
Map of Virginia highlighting Carroll County
Location in the state of Virginia
Statistics
Formed 1842
Seat Hillsville
Area
 - Total
 - Water

1,234 km² (476 mi²)
3 km² (1 mi²) 0.27%
Population
 - (2000)
 -
({{{census estimate yr}}})
 -
Density

29,245
24/km² 
Website: [http:// ]


Carroll County is a county located in the state of Virginia. As of 2000, the population is 29,245. Its county seat is Hillsville6. Carroll is an alcohol prohibition or dry county. Image File history File links This image depicts a seal, an emblem, a coat of arms or a crest. ... Seal on envelope A seal is an impression printed on, embossed upon, or affixed to a document (or any other object) in order to authenticate it, in lieu of or in addition to a signature. ... Image File history File links Public domain map courtesy of The General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin, modified to show counties. ... 1842 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... A county seat is an administrative center for a county. ... Hillsville is a town located in Carroll County, Virginia, USA. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 2,607. ... -1... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5280 feet, 1760 yards, 1 609. ... The Twenty-second United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is a measure of mass per unit of volume. ... Originally, in continental Europe, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count. ... A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, with the District of Columbia, forms the United States of America. ... Official language(s) English Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 35th 110,862 km² 320 km 690 km 7. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... A county seat is an administrative center for a county. ... Hillsville is a town located in Carroll County, Virginia, USA. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 2,607. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... A dry county is a county in the United States whose government forbids the sale of alcoholic beverages. ...

Contents


History

Carroll County was established in 1842 from Grayson County. The county is named for Charles Carroll, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, from Maryland. Part of Patrick County was added later. 1842 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Grayson County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... U.S. Declaration of Independence The Declaration of Independence is the document in which the Thirteen Colonies declared themselves independent of the Kingdom of Great Britain and explained their justifications for doing so. ... Official language(s) None Capital Annapolis Largest city Baltimore Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 42nd 32,160 km² 145 km 400 km 21 37°53N to 39°43N 75°4W to 79°33W Population  - Total (2000)  - Density Ranked 19th 5,296,486 165... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1791 Seat Stuart Area  - Total  - Water 1,258 km² (486 mi²) 7 km² (3 mi²) 0. ...


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,237 km² (478 mi²). 1,234 km² (476 mi²) of it is land and 3 km² (1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.27% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5280 feet, 1760 yards, 1 609. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 29,245 people, 12,186 households, and 8,786 families residing in the county. The population density is 24/km² (61/mi²). There are 14,680 housing units at an average density of 12/km² (31/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 97.97% White, 0.44% Black or African American, 0.14% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.82% from other races, and 0.53% from two or more races. 1.64% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 12,186 households out of which 27.80% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.70% are married couples living together, 8.60% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.90% are non-families. 25.40% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.20% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.36 and the average family size is 2.80. To meet Wikipedias quality standards and appeal to a wider international audience, this article may require cleanup. ...


In the county, the population is spread out with 21.10% under the age of 18, 7.20% from 18 to 24, 28.00% from 25 to 44, 26.70% from 45 to 64, and 17.00% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 41 years. For every 100 females there are 97.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 94.10 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $30,597, and the median income for a family is $36,755. Males have a median income of $25,907 versus $19,697 for females. The per capita income for the county is $16,475. 12.50% of the population and 8.70% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 15.70% of those under the age of 18 and 14.10% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Towns

Cana is a census-designated place located in Carroll County, Virginia. ... Fancy Gap is a census-designated place located in Carroll County, Virginia, USA. As of the 2000 census, the CDP had a total population of 260. ... Hillsville is a town located in Carroll County, Virginia, USA. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 2,607. ... Woodlawn is a census-designated place located in Carroll County, Virginia. ...

Education

Public High Schools

  • Carroll County High School, Hillsville


Hillsville is a town located in Carroll County, Virginia, USA. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 2,607. ...

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Carroll County, Virginia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (413 words)
Carroll County is a county located in the state of Virginia.
Carroll County was established in 1842 from Grayson County.
In the county, the population is spread out with 21.10% under the age of 18, 7.20% from 18 to 24, 28.00% from 25 to 44, 26.70% from 45 to 64, and 17.00% who are 65 years of age or older.
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