New Carrollton, MD
New Carrollton is a city located in central Prince George's County, Maryland, in the United States. As of the 2000 census, population was 12,589.
New Carrollton is 12.11 miles from central Washington, DC.
It is built on the former estate of a horse racing figure, Edward L. Mahoney. After Mahoney's death in 1957, the land was acquired by developer Albert W. Turner who sought to create a planned suburb; indeed, he had received a charter for the City of Carrollton, Maryland from the Maryland General Assembly four years earlier, on April 11, 1953.