The current townships in Carroll County as of 1999 are:
|Washington - Fractional towns 25 North, Ranges 2 and 3
||Woodland - Town 25 North, Range 4 East
|Freedom - Town 25 North, Range 5 East
||Cherry Grove - Town 25 North, Range 6 East
|Shannon - Fractional Town 25 North, Range 7 East
||Savanna - Fractional Town 24 North, Range 3 East
|Mount Carroll - Town 24 North, Range 4 East
||Salem - Town 24 North, Range 5 East
|Rock Creek - Town 24 North, Range 6 East
||Lima - Fractional Town 24 North, Range 7 East
|York - Fractional Town 23 North, Range 3 East and Town 23
North, Range 4 East
||Fair Haven - Town 23 North, Range 5 East
|Wysox - Town 23 North, Range 6 East
||Elkhorn Grove - Town 23 North, Range 7 East
This current structure was established in 1865. Before that there were
differences that impacted the 1850 and 1860 census records. In February 1850 the
differences were as follows:
Washington was formed 11 Mar 1856. Prior to then, it was part of
Shannon was included with Cherry Grove.
Rock Creek, the west half was added to Salem and the east half to Lima.
York was included in Harlem.
Fair Haven, the west half was included in Harlem, the SE ¼ was included
in Wysox, and the NE ¼ was included in Salem.
For the 1850 census another township, Carroll, appears in addition to the one
named Mount Carroll. He may have just abbreviated Mt. Carroll. (See
1850 Census Error)
1935 Township Plat Maps
Townships in 1876
Railroads in Carroll County in 1892
Post Offices of Carroll County