The population of the town is 27,201.
A classic Irish Folk song has this town as the subject, as the lyrics are like “I wish I was in Carrickfergus”. It is a part of the Belfast Metropolitan region. This is the oldest town of Antrim County.
It is named after the 6th century king of Dal Riata, Fergus Mor mac Eirc. This ton is home to a well preserved castle, a Norma style castle, Carrickfergus Castle.
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