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Carrollton City

Carroll County, Kentucky

Carrollton City Hall is located at 750 Clay Street, Carrollton, KY 41008.
Phone: 502-732-7060.

Zen Grey House

The Richard Masterson House, circa 1790, located U.S. Highway 42. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975. Photo by wikipedia username: Nyttend, 2013, own work, creative commons [cc-public domain], via wikimedia commons, accessed July, 2022.

Originally established in 1799 as the community of Port William, present day Carrollton [†], Kentucky, located on the Ohio River, has to a great degree retained its historic character. Carrollton is also significant as one of the most intact of Kentucky's early 19th century Ohio River towns. The Carrollton Historic District is a concentrated area containing structures which exhibit outstanding architectural merit, and reflect the full range of Carrollton's development from its early days to the mid-20th century. Prior to Carroll County's establishment, the settlement at the confluence of the Kenˇ©tucky and Ohio rivers was known as PortWilliam. It was named for William Porter, an early settler.

† Kentucky Heritage Division, Carrollton Historic District, nomination document, 1981, National Register of Historic Places, Washington, D.C.

Nearby Towns: Prestonville City •