CARROLLTON

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Population 84,106

Altitude 470


General

Settlers from Carrollton, Illinois, and at least one from Carrollton, Maryland, built a camp in 1844 at, or near, the present site of today's Farmers Branch Elementary School, but an Indian raid forced move north to the present site; established in 1872 as a stop on the MK&T Railroad. Growth has paralleled other Metroplex cities, growing from 1,610 in 1950 to the status of a city today.

The gazebo-centered square of Old Downtown Carrollton is the location of antique and crafts shops.

A highly public golf course (Indian Creek) offers tow 18 hole courses to challenge golfers of every handicap and expertise.


Attractions

MERCHANTS

FLARE KING-Flare Stacks and Ignition Systems for the Gas & Oil Industry.

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