Carbon is a town in Eastland County, Texas, United States. The population was 224 at the 2000 census.
According to the United States Census Bureau, Carbon has a total area of 1.0 square miles (2.6 km²), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 224 people, 98 households, and 68 families residing in the town. The population density was 219.6 people per square mile (84.8/km²). There were 120 housing units at an average density of 117.7 per square mile (45.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 92.41% White, 5.36% from other races, and 2.23% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.14% of the population.