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Welcome to Carlton ...

The city of Carlton is located in Madison County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Carlton has a population of 259 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Carlton.

Carlton is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Carlton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Carlton: (706) & (762)<4>

The ZIP code for Carlton: 30627<5>

Websites for Carlton ...

Official Website: www.carrollton-ga.gov/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Carlton had an population of 259 people. This is a decrease of 0.38% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Carlton had a population of 260 people. This makes Carlton the county's 5th most populous community.

More information can be found on the Census Page for Carlton.

Adding Carlton to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Carlton in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Carlton was

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Carlton on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Carlton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Georgia communities named Carlton: This one is located in Madison County and the other is located in Oglethorpe County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 25 communities that are also named Carlton - they are located in Alabama, California (2), Colorado (2), Florida (2), Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Montana, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas and Washington.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Carlton.

Communities near Carlton ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Carlton.

  • Dalton [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dalton
    • Dalton [Madison County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Carlton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 33,665 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dalton
  • Elberton [Elbert County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elberton
    • Elberton [Elbert County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Carlton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,350 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elberton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elberton<7>
  • Madison Springs [Madison County]
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    • Madison Springs [Madison County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Carlton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,210 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madison Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Madison Springs:
    • Alexanderville
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  • Royston [Franklin County]
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    • Royston [Franklin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Carlton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,562 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Royston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Royston<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Edinburg [Elbert County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edinburg
      • Edinburg [Elbert County] was located 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Carlton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,396 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edinburg have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Comer [Madison County]
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      • Comer [Madison County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the west of Carlton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,302 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Comer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Comer<7>
    • Winterville [Clarke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winterville
      • Winterville [Clarke County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Carlton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,229 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winterville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winterville<7>
    • Franklin Springs [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklin Springs
      • Franklin Springs [Franklin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Carlton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,187 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklin Springs<7>
    • Crawford [Oglethorpe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crawford
      • Crawford [Oglethorpe County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Carlton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 839 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crawford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crawford<7>
    • Bowman [Elbert County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowman
      • Bowman [Elbert County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Carlton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 812 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowman<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Carlton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Carlton.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Carlton. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Carlton.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Carlton. See our Newspapers Page for Carlton.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Carlton ...

Looking for more information about Carlton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Carlton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Carlton.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Georgia

About Madison County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Carlton: www.carrollton-ga.gov/

The official website for Madison County: www.madisonco.us/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Madison, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Carlton.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Carlton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Carlton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Carlton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Carlton) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Carlton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CarltonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Carlton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0434, Longitude: -83.0338    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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