|Area||11.6 km2 (4.5 sq mi)|
The town was originally named Ziggenbines Pocket, after A. Ziggenbine, the hotel keeper. However, in 1883 it was renamed Carrington after the police magistrate at Herberton. The first town survey was in 1884.
- "Carrington - locality in Tablelands Region (entry 48563)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 31 December 2017.
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