Carbon County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of 2010, the population was 65,249.
Carbon County marks the northern border of the Lehigh Valley region of the state and is considered part of the state's Coal Region, though the eastern and northeastern section is considered part of the Pocono Mountains region. Some consider lower Carbon County, including Palmerton and Lehighton areas, as part of the Lehigh Valley in spite of being north of Blue Mountain.
Its county seat is Jim Thorpe.