Carlton has been known to be named after Carlton House, London.
Carlton is an inner-northern suburb of Melbourne, located just 2km north of the CBD. The local government area of Carlton is the City of Melbourne. 2011 census showed that Carlton had a population of 13,509.
Carlton is very central to a number of universities, such as RMIT University, The University of Melbourne and The Australian Catholic University.
Distance to Melbourne: 2km North of Melbourne.
Public Transport: Trams & Buses.
Number Of Schools: 3
Access to Free Ways: Citylink
Homes: period homes – some Deco, some weatherboard, many renovated with heritage gardens, new low rise apartment blocks.
Surrounding suburbs: North Melbourne, Central Melbourne, Fitzroy, Parkville, West Melbourne, Collingwood.