Science, Tech, Math › Science Where Is Carbon Found On The Periodic Table? Share Flipboard Email Print Science Chemistry Periodic Table Basics Chemical Laws Molecules Projects & Experiments Scientific Method Biochemistry Physical Chemistry Medical Chemistry Chemistry In Everyday Life Famous Chemists Activities for Kids Abbreviations & Acronyms Biology Physics Geology Astronomy Weather & Climate By Anne Marie Helmenstine, Ph.D. Chemistry Expert Ph.D., Biomedical Sciences, University of Tennessee at Knoxville B.A., Physics and Mathematics, Hastings College Dr. Helmenstine holds a Ph.D. in biomedical sciences and is a science writer, educator, and consultant. She has taught science courses at the high school, college, and graduate levels. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Anne Marie Helmenstine, Ph.D. Updated November 05, 2019 Where is Carbon Found On The Periodic Table? Carbon's location in the periodic table of the elements. Todd Helmenstine Carbon is the sixth element on the periodic table. It is located in period 2 and group 14. Carbon Homologues Element homologues are elements in the same column or group of the periodic table. They share some common chemical and physical properties because of the way valence electrons are distributed. Homologues of carbon include silicon, germanium, tin, lead, and flerovium.