From Tar Valon Library
Author: Toral Delvar
Carysford is a village in Andor on the River Cary, which is barely thirty paces wide at this point, though it is still bridged. The houses are brick, and covered in vines. Mat and Rand stop there after Hyam Kinch drops them off. They arrive after dark and sleep in a haystack.
(Reference: The Eye of the World, Chapter 34)