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Carroll County
Carroll County was formed in 1839 out of Jo Daviess County.
The county is named for Charles Carroll who signed the Declaration of Independence. Carroll, who died in 1832, was the last signer to die.

The county seat is Mount Carroll


The historical town of Savanna is here in Carroll County right on the Mississippi River. When the trains and riverboats rules this town was a hustle and bustle of excitement and adventure. People from far and wide passed through Savanna, some moved on but many left their mark. Further inland is the county seat of Mt. Carroll, complete with a Courthouse Square. The city of Mt. Carroll, although up to date and progressive, is still a place where time stands still. The brick streets can still be found, the old buildings and stores are still used. A drive through town makes you feel like you would want to live there.

Cities
 Lanark * Mt. Carroll * Savanna
Villages
 Milledgeville * Chadwick * Shannon * Thomson

Carroll County is divided into these twelve townships:
Cherry Grove-Shannon * Elkhorn Grove * Fairhaven * Freedom * Mount Carroll * Rock Creek-Lima *
Salem * Savanna * Washington * Woodland * Wysox * York


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Adjacent Counties
Stephenson County - northeast
Ogle County - east
Whiteside County - south
Jo Daviess County - northwest
Clinton County, Iowa - southwest
Jackson County, Iowa - west

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