Carroll County, New Hampshire

county in New Hampshire, United States

Carroll County is a county located in the state of New Hampshire, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 47,818,[1] making it the third-least populous county in New Hampshire. The county seat is Ossipee.[2] The county was founded in 1840 and named in honor of Charles Carroll of Carrollton,[3] who had died in 1832, the last surviving signer of the United States Declaration of Independence.

Map of New Hampshire highlighting Carroll County


  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on February 22, 2016. Retrieved September 24, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 70.