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Area Description

Carroll County, Ohio is a rural county in East Central Ohio, with no four lane highways. The rolling country side is home to beautiful vistas that give you the feeling you are in the Appalachian Mountains. It is home to Atwood Lake Region which is a tourist destination with two marinas, a winery, a park with camping and beach and at least seven dining options ranging from ice cream stands to fine dining. Atwood Lake is known for its great sailing and fishing. The Leesville Lake area is home to six youth camps and is known for its Muskie fishing. Both lakes have low horsepower limits. The village of Carrollton is the county seat and is home to several museums, antique and collectible shopping and more. The economy has always been agricultural but recently has shale gas development also.

Includes Cities/Towns: Augusta, Carrollton, Dellroy.

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   Atwood Lake Region is home to two marinas, a park with camping and beach, and winery. There is boat rentals and fishing at both Atwood and Leesville Lakes. Carroll County is home to three golf courses.

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Carrollton is home to the McCook House Civil War Museum, an Ohio Historical Society Museum. It has multiple displays on the Civil War and the McCooks (Daniel McCook and his brother and their 14 sons all fought for the North during the war.) There also is the Ashton House Museum which features local and retailing history. Bluebird Farm Susie's Museum of Childhood is a private collection of over 1500 dolls and toys that span three centuries.
Carroll County Arts Center is the local outlet for more than 60 local artisans to sell their work.

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Carroll County has a rural transit that is accessible through calling and setting up a pickup.

Medical Facilities


Mercy Medical Center- Stat Care in Carrollton
Aultman Stat Care

Climate

Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall

 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 Jan  18.3  26.3  34.3  2.7 "
 Feb  20.3  29.3  38.3  2.6 "
 Mar  26.7  37.2  47.7  3.0 "
 Apr  36.7  49.0  61.3  3.5 "
 May  47.0  59.0  71.0  4.3 "
 Jun  57.0  68.2  79.3  4.2 "
 Jul  61.7  72.3  83.0  4.1 "
 Aug  58.7  70.3  82.0  3.6 "
 Sep  51.7  63.7  75.7  3.3 "
 Oct  40.0  51.5  63.0  2.7 "
 Nov  32.0  41.5  51.0  3.2 "
 Dec  23.3  30.8  38.3  3.0 "


Spring temperatures are cold with averages in the upper 40's and highs in the upper 50's. Nights are cold with lows in the mid 30's. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the low 70's and highs in the low 80's. Nights are cool with lows in the upper 50's. Fall temperatures are cool with averages in the low 50's and highs in the low 60's. Nights are cold with lows in the low 40's. Winter temperatures are cold with averages in the upper 20's and highs in the mid 30's. Nights are cold with lows in the low 20's.

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