Carrollton and its population of 124,000 are located just to the north of Dallas, and is considered a Dallas suburb. Originally settled by the English, Carrollton has a long history in agriculture, railroading, and industry. Today, it is primarily a convenient residential area.
Carrollton is mostly a commuter town with lots of residential developments. The easiest way to get around Carrollton: by car. There are many freeways heading into Dallas, which is great, and makes it very easy to get about town. (But why would you want to leave?)