Carlton city is located in the County of of the same name. The town also serves as the County seat. Located in the US state of Minnesota, Carlton occupies a total area of about 6 sq. kms., elevated by about 1084 ft above the sea level. Local business ventures mainly consist of antique shops, art galleries & art dealers, auto transport & transmission facilities, bars & wine shops, used & new car dealers, trucking companies, book binding agencies and many similar business ventures, which are a major part of the local economy.