The name "Clarington" is an amalgam of the names of the two historical townships that made up the geographic area, "CLARke" and "DarlINGTON
Major employers in Carlington include the Darlington nuclear power plant and several medium-to-large sized manufacturing businesses.
Clarington is part of the Greater Toronto Area.
|North: Scugog, Kawartha Lakes|
|West: Oshawa||Clarington||East: Cavan-Millbrook-North Monaghan,
|South: Lake Ontario|