Originally named Walters, the town of Carbon got a new name after coal was discovered in the area in the 1850s. Coal mining continued as an important industry through the early 20th century.
Carbon’s population peaked at nearly 400 in the 1940s. According to the 2010 census, Carbon is currently home to 34 residents.
|Position||Office Holder||Term Ends|
|Mayor||Larry Johnson||January 2, 2022|
|City Clerk||Lori Shires||Appointed|
|Council||Vickie Haley||January 2, 2022|
|Council||Mike Kempton||January 2, 2022|
|Council||Helen Hickman||January 2, 2022|
|Council||Harold Wayne Mitchell||January 2, 2022|
|Council||Donna Rochau||January 2, 2022|