Located in Maryland, Carroll County is a predominantly rural area with a population of 167,134. Carroll County has seen some population growth and has become increasingly suburban in recent years. Carroll County was rooted in 1837 from parts of Baltimore and Frederick Counties and was named after the signer of the American Declaration of Independence. The two most populated cities in the county are Westminster (the county seat) and Mount Airy.
Although Carroll County has a small population, it has not been exempt from our nation’s rising drug epidemic. Opiods, heroin, alcohol, prescription pills, and cocaine use have been on the rise.