city in Monterey County, California, United States
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often called simply Carmel, is a small city in Monterey County, California, United States. It was founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Carmel is on the Monterey Peninsula. It is known for its natural scenery and rich artistic history. Actor Clint Eastwood was mayor of Carmel-by-the-Sea for two years.