Tarry Awhile was a planet located somewhere in the space of the galaxy's Alpha or Beta Quadrants, in orbit of the Carmara 712 star system, at coordinates 4.24N 2.02E.

In the 23rd century, Tarry Awhile was home to a Federation colony, a noted center of agriculture and trade. By reference stardate 2/2306.01, the world had a population of 2.1 million individuals, mostly non-humanoid, and the government was an associate status colonial member of the Federation. (FASA RPG module: The Federation)