Carltonville, according to Gannon in his book Nicknames and Neighborhoods was the neighborhood between North River
and Oak hill. The "Carltons of Carltonville" lived there, carried on a tannery and other pursuits.
For more info see the wiki entry for Carlton, Samuel (Col.)
- Nicknames and Neighborhoods by Gannon, p. 18
- "Answers query about Carltons of Carltonville" Salem Evening News, Feb. 24, 1945, p. 3