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Welcome to Carlton ...
The city of Carlton is located in Carlton County<1> and is the County Seat for Carlton County.
The pronunciation of Carlton: KARL-ten<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Carlton has a population of 1,033 people<3> (see below for details).
Carlton is 1,070 feet [326 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Carlton lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Carlton lies within the (218) area code.
The ZIP code for Carlton: 55718<5>
We don't have a date for the establishment of Carlton.
The origin (or the toponymy) of Carlton: Named for Reuben B. Carlton (1812-1863), an early settler in this area.
Websites for Carlton ...
Official Website: www.cityofcarlton.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Carlton had an population of 1,033 people. This is an increase of 19.84% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 27.53% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Carlton had a population of 862 people. This makes Carlton the county's 5th most populous community.
The population of Carlton represents 0.02% of the total population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 384th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 862 people, the population of Carlton increased 6.42% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 810 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Carlton.
Communities Also Named Carlton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 25 communities that are also named Carlton - they are located in Alabama, California (2), Colorado (2), Florida (2), Georgia (2), Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan (2), 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.
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.
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.
From our notes, the earliest published mention that we've found for Carlton was the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Carlton on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Minnesota (1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Carlton.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Carlton: www.cityofcarlton.com/
The official website for Carlton County: www.co.carlton.mn.us/
The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 20 Mar 2023