CARROLL COUNTY, MARYLAND

MUNICIPALITIES

Carroll County has eight municipalities: Hampstead, Manchester, Mount Airy, New Windsor, Sykesville, Taneytown, Union Bridge, and Westminster. The oldest is Westminster, the county seat, incorporated in 1818. Later, Manchester began its own government in 1833, followed by Taneytown (1836), New Windsor (1843), Union Bridge (1872), Hampstead (1888), Mount Airy (1894), and Sykesville (1904).


HAMPSTEAD

Incorporated 1888 (Chapter 295, Acts of 1888)
Population
1990 census: 2,586
2000 census: 5,060


MANCHESTER

Incorporated 1833 (Chapter 193, Acts of 1833)
Population
1990 census: 2,810
2000 census: 3,329


MOUNT AIRY

Carroll & Frederick Counties
Incorporated 1894 (Chapter 91, Acts of 1894)
Population
1990 census: 3,730
2000 census: 6,425


NEW WINDSOR
(formerly Sulphur Springs)

Incorporated 1843 (Chapter 47, Acts of 1843)
Population
1990 census: 757
2000 census: 1,303


SYKESVILLE

Incorporated 1904 (Chapter 256, Acts of 1904)
Population
1990 census: 2,303
2000 census: 4,197


TANEYTOWN

Incorporated 1836 (Chapter 309, Acts of 1836)
Population
1990 census: 3,695
2000 census: 5,128


UNION BRIDGE

Incorporated 1872 (Chapter 174, Acts of 1872)
Population
1990 census: 910
2000 census: 989


WESTMINSTER

Incorporated 1818 (Chapter 128, Acts of 1818)
Population
1990 census: 13,060
2000 census: 16,731

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