Carlton is a suburb to the east of the city of Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England. It is in the borough of Gedling. The population of the Gedling ward at the 2011 Census was 6,881.
In the Domesday Book of 1086, Carlton is referred to as Carentune.
Like other parts of Nottingham, Carlton grew up with the textile industry in the 19th century. It is now mostly residential.
Until 1950, Carlton was part of the Rushcliffe parliamentary constituency. It had its own eponymous constituency from 1950 until 1983, since when it has been in the Gedling constituency. In 1974 Carlton Urban District became part of the newly formed Borough of Gedling.