Coordinates: 38°24′32″N 121°00′25″W / 38.40889°N 121.00694°W
Carbondale (formerly, Buckeye) is an unincorporated community in Amador County, California. It is located 6 miles (10 km) northwest of Ione on the Southern Pacific Railroad, at an elevation of 223 feet (68 m).
The place's early economy was related to coal mining and shipment. A post office operated at Carbondale from 1922 to 1955.
Currently, only one residence remains in the general area of the town. Other than the remains of a school house, no other structures exist.