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Carroll, New York

The images and aerial photographs on this page show data about Carroll, New York. Carroll is a town in Chautauqua County, New York, United States. The population was 3,524 at the 2010 census. The town is named after Charles Carroll, a signer of the Declaration of Independence.

The Town of Carroll is in the southeast corner of Chautauqua County. The town is southeast of Jamestown, New York.

History

The area was settled around 1809. The Town of Carroll was established in 1825 from part of the Town of Ellicott. In 1853, part of Carroll was used to form the Town of Kiantone. In 1900, the town had a population of 1,684.

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of, all of it land.

The south town line of Carroll is the state boundary of Pennsylvania.

US Route 62 passes through northwest part of the town.

Adjacent towns and other areas

The Town of Poland is to the north. The towns of Kiantone and Ellicott are to the west. The Town of South Valley in Cattaraugus County, New York is on the east. Pine Grove Township, Warren County, Pennsylvania is across the south town line.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 3,635 people, 1,364 households, and 1,002 families residing in the town. The population density was 108.9 people per square mile (42.1/km²). There were 1,440 housing units at an average density of 43.2 per square mile (16.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.04% White, 0.14% African American, 0.22% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 0.17% from other races, and 0.30% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.47% of the population. 25.8% were of Swedish, 24.5% German, 19.1% English, 9.0% English and 15.1% Irish ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 1,364 households out of which 34.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.9% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.5% were non-families. 22.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the town the population was spread out with 25.9% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 26.4% from 25 to 44, 23.9% from 45 to 64, and 17.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 94.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $38,313, and the median income for a family was $43,750. Males had a median income of $34,766 versus $21,620 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,828. About 2.7% of families and 3.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.6% of those under age 18 and 7.0% of those age 65 or over.

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Kiantone, New York (5.93 km)

Kiantone, New York is a town in Chautauqua County, New York, United States. As of the 2010 census, the town had a total population of 1,350. The Town of Kiantone is immediately south of Jamestown, New York and is at the south border of the county. History The area was first settled around 1807. The Town of Kiantone was created in 1853 from part of the Town of Carroll. Geography According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of, of which, of it is land and of it (0.38%) is water. US Route 62, New York State Route 60, and County Route 380 pass through the town.

Martz Observatory (6.46 km)

Martz Observatory is a public, not-for-profit organization devoted to the amateur astronomer. The emphasis of the association is observational astronomy, well-rooted in public education and enjoyment of the starry skies. It was founded by, and eventually named after, Marshall Martz, an amateur astronomer from Jamestown, NY who built the first large telescope (a 30 inch reflector) ever used at the observatory. The Marshall Martz Memorial Astronomical Association, Inc.

Ackley Station, Pennsylvania (9 km)

Ackley Station is an historic community located in Warren County, Pennsylvania, United States. Sources Miller, Ernest C. (1974). Place Names in Warren County, Pennsylvania. Western Pennsylvania History Magazine, vol 57:1, p. 43-49, and vol 54:1, p. 15-36, 167-180. Ackley Station, Pennsylvania, Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. .

Akeley, Pennsylvania (9 km)

Akeley is an unincorporated community in Pine Grove Township, Warren County, Pennsylvania, United States. The community is due north of the similar community of Russell.

Falconer, New York (10.17 km)

Falconer is a village in Chautauqua County, New York, United States. The population was 2,420 at the 2010 census. The Village of Falconer is within the Town of Ellicott. Falconer is on the eastern edge of the City of Jamestown, New York. History The town was originally called Worksburg, after Edward Work, who purchased the land from the Holland Land Company in August, 1807. The first Falconer to own the land was Robert Falconer, who bought it from Edward Work in 1836. His son, Patrick, later consolidated his land holdings in the future Falconer, New York.

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