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Carrollton, Texas

Carrollton Texas
Administration
Full nameCarrollton, Texas
Official nameCarrollton, Texas
Settlement typeCity
CountryUSUnited States
StateTexasTexas
CountiesDenton, Dallas, Collin
Government
TypeCouncil-Manager
City CouncilMayor Ron Branson
Jeff Andonian
John Mahalik
Pat Malone
Matthew Marchant
Kevin Falconer
Terry Simons
Lisa Sutter
City ManagerLeonard Martin
Geography
Total Area36.6 sq mi (94.8 km2)
Land Area36.5 sq mi (94.5 km2)
Water Area0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation528 ft (160.9 m)
Demography
Total Population129,209 (city proper) (2010)
Density (pop.)1160.1/km2 (3004.7/sq mi)
Metro (pop.)6003967
Other information
Time zoneCentral (UTC-6)
- Summer (DST)Central (UTC-5)
ZIP codes75006, 75007, 75008, 75010
Area code972
FIPS code48-13024 
GNIS feature ID1332207 

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Carrollton is a city in Denton County, Dallas County and Collin County in the U.S. state of Texas. As of 2005, census estimates the city's total population to be 122,699. Carrollton is a suburb of Dallas.

The city of Carrollton has been named to America's 2006 Top 100 Places to Live for 2006 by Relocate America.

Also, in 2006, Carrollton was selected as the 19th best place to live in the United States by Money magazine.[http://www.relocate-america.com/states/tx/cities/carrollton.htm It was later named the 15th best place to live among small cities in 2008 by Money magazine.


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