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Carrolltown
Cambria County, Pennsylvania

ZipCodes
15722




Page Contents for Carrolltown, Pennsylvania

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

Economy

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Libraries.

Schools.



Statistics & Facts

The Pennsylvania state capital is Harrisburg.
The population of Carrolltown is approximately 1,286 1990, 853 2010.
The approximate number of families is 478 1990, 356 2010.
The amount of land area in Carrolltown is 1.714 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Carrolltown to Washington DC is 149 miles.
The distance to the Pennsylvania state capital is 99 miles. (as the crow flies)
Carrolltown is positioned 40.60 degrees north of the equator and 78.70 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

23 miles from Johnstown. Here is a map page of the Carrolltown area from Yahoo Maps.
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History & History Related Items

Carrolltown was laid out in 1840 and incorporated in 1858. Here is a history page for Carrolltown.

This is an excerpt from the above history page: "When Father Lemke arrived at Saint Joseph's Church in 1835, as a pastor, he was sure that St. Joseph's Mission, as it had become to be known, was not the central point for the Catholic population in this region. On June 22, 1840 Father Lemke purchased 395 acres of land, the Curtis Clay Tract, from William S. Vaux, executor. This is the present day site of the Borough of Carrolltown and was the beginning of the town. The name of Carrolltown was chosen at the insistance of Father Gallitzin, in honor of Bishop Carroll, the first Bishop of the United States. "
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Economy & Industry


area is strong in the manufacturing of wooden furniture, strip coal mining and the agricultural areas of corn, hay and dairying.
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Carrolltown City Government

Borough of Carrolltown
P.O. Box 307
Carrolltown, PA 15722
Phone: 814-344-6650
Fax: 814-344-6402
Email


Carrolltown Police Department
132 East Carroll Street
Carrolltown, PA 15722

Carrolltown Chamber

Johnstown-Cambria County Chamber of Commerce
111 Market Street
Johnstown, PA 15901
Phone: 814-536-5107

Carrolltown Organizations

Johnstown-Cambria County Chamber of Commerce
111 Market Street
Johnstown, PA 15901
Phone: 814-536-5107

Carrolltown Libraries

Carrolltown Public Library
P.O. Box 316
Carrolltown, PA 15722
Phone: 814-344-6300
Fax: 814-344-6355
Email

Carrolltown Schools

Cambria Heights School District
506 Beech Avenue
Patton, PA 16668
Phone: 814-674-3626
Fax: 814-674-5411


Cambria Heights Elementary School
138 East Campbell Street
Carrolltown, PA 15722
Phone 814344-8506
Fax 814344-6274


St. Benedict School
119 South Church Street
Carrolltown, PA 15722
Saint Benedict School was the first Catholic elementary school in the United States established by the Benedictine Order.

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