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A little about Carrollton

We have been part of the growth of Texas since 1842. We started out as a community based on the agricultural bounty of our area and have evolved through the years with new opportunity. Today Carrollton enjoys all the ammenities of being in the Dallas area with the small town, friendly feel it has always had.

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The history of Carrollton

The area was first settled by Jared Ford in 1842 by William and Mary Larner on a site within the Peters Colony grant. In 1844, the A. W. Perry family claimed land in the area around Trinity Mills, where, in partnership with Wade H. Witt, a mill was established. Early on, Carrollton's livelihood was exclusively agricultural, but following the construction of the Dallas-Wichita Railroad through Trinity Mills in 1878, the community began to grow in its industrial significance. Carrollton's significance was further strengthened when the railroad was extended to Denton in 1880 by Jay Gould, who sold the line to the Missouri–Kansas–Texas Railroad (the Katy) in 1881. By 1885, In 1913 Carrollton was officially incorporated, and W.F. Vinson was elected mayor. A gravel industry that began in Carrollton in 1912 transformed the city, by the late 1940s, to a "grain and gravel" town.

Contact Information

Address:
2550 Midway Rd
Carrollton, Texas
75006

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Businesses in Carrollton, Texas

Here is a collection of downtown Carrollton, Texas businesses. Clicking on the thumbnail image, or the blue "View Member" will take you to that businesses page. We've included some jump links so that you can easily navigate to different categories of businesses. Those, can be found directly below as icons. Or, there is a list of categories in the menu bar.

 

Nature's Gallery

Art

Fine Minerals, Gems, Fossils, and Unique Gifts

 

Custom Color Fine Jewelers

Jewelry

Custom fine jewelry design and repair.

 

Samantha Rose Designs

Jewelry

A convergence of design and talent

 

Agave Azul Mexican Restaurant

Restaurants

Mexican Kitchen - Tequila Sanctuary

 

Amici's Signature Italian

Restaurants

Conventional Italian cuisine with a French sensibility

 

Babe's Chicken Dinner House

Restaurants

Good food, fun place

 

C2 Cafe

Restaurants

Excellent coffee, pastries, breakfast bagels, and sandwiches.

 

Sid's Rainbow Grill

Restaurants

Old fashioned soda fountain and grill

 

Twisted Root Burger House

Restaurants

Good food, cold beer, Good service.

 

A Body In Motion

Services

Dance and Fitness for all ages and levels

 

Calvert & Co/Architects

Services

New construction and renovation services

 

Kristina's Beauty Salon

Services

Kristina's caters to you from head to toe!

 

The Home Store

Services

B Street Home at The Home Store

 

Bella's Passion

Shopping

Bella's Passion

 

Blooms Candy & Soda Shop Shop

Shopping

Nostalgic Candy & Soda Pop Shop

 

Silver Star Mercantile

Shopping

Unique and magical...you want an idea we have it.

 

The Old Craft Store

Shopping

You will find many inspiring samples