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): 2,608


MANCHESTER

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


MOUNT AIRY

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


NEW WINDSOR
(formerly Sulphur Springs)

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


SYKESVILLE

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


TANEYTOWN

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


UNION BRIDGE

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


WESTMINSTER

Incorporated 1818 (Chapter 128, Acts of 1818)
Population (1990 census): 13,068

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