With an ever-growing population roughly over 2,000 residents and a medium household income slightly lower than the nationís average, Carrington provides a budding city with small town allure.
Carrington is located in Foster County. Named for Miles D. Carrington, who purchased large tracts of land in Foster County, Carrington ranked top home town in the state, February 2001 in the ePodunk Home Towns Index.
Points of Interest
One of the main reasons why people come to Carrington is the festivals enjoyed by locals and visitors all year long.
The Potholes and Prairie Birding Festival: A four-day event on the wetlands allows individuals to visit some of the most remote birding sites in the nation with a group a peers. With a checklist and a smile, youíre ready for a fun filled outing with guided tours, workshops and an opportunity to meet some of the kindest and most welcoming people in the state.
The city also hosts a roughriders rodeo open to the public, The Foster County Fair with games, activities and live music, and the Pastafest with a parade, activites, an old fashioned tractor and car show, and of course lots and lots of pasta.
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- Camp Kimball State Historic Site
- Foster County Museum
- Carrington City Park
- Lake Juanita
- Hawk's Nest
- Pipestem Creek
- Putnam House