County Government


Carroll County was founded in 1842 as a division from Grayson County. It is named for Charles Carroll of Carrollton, Maryland who was the last surviving signer of the Declaration of Independence.


Study aspects of this category include: three courthouse and governmental centers, judges and officials of court, law enforcement (officers, jails, and executions), attorney profession, government and social services, post offices, Board of Supervisors, tax data, State and Congressional representation, and Hillsville town government. Museum displays include photographs, original documents, file and text resources, and published articles.

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Carroll County Historical Society and Museum
Preserving and Presenting the History of the County of Carroll, Commonwealth of Virginia. Contact us: By Mail – PO Box 937 - Hillsville, VA 24343 | By Phone – (276) 728 – 4113 | By Email – | On Facebook – | Or come visit us in the Historic Courthouse at: 515 North Main Street - Hillsville, VA 24343
Carroll County Historical Society and Museum

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