Carter County

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Carter County, Oklahoma

PO Box 1236
Ardmore, OK 73402
Phone: (580) 223-8162
Fax: (580) 221-5508
www.brightok.net/cartercounty/

In south-central OK, southeast of Lawton; organized Nov 16, 1907 from Chickasaw lands. Name Origin: For Charles David Carter (1868-1929), U.S. representative from OK (1907-27); or possibly for Benjamin Wisnor Carter, a Cherokee Indian, soldier in the Confederate army, and OK territorial judge

Area (sq mi):: 833.72 (land 823.79; water 9.93) Population per square mile: 57.20
Population 2005: 47,125 State rank: 16 Population change: 2000-20005 3.30%; 1990-2000 6.30% Population 2000: 45,621 (White 76.80%; Black or African American 7.60%; Hispanic or Latino 2.80%; Asian 0.60%; Other 13.80%). Foreign born: 1.30%. Median age: 38.00
Income 2000: per capita $15,511; median household $29,405; Population below poverty level: 16.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,386-$23,587
Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 23.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 10.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Ardmore County seat (24,341)

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    Carter County, Montana

    214 Park St
    Ekalaka, MT 59324
    Phone: (406) 775-8749
    Fax: (406) 775-8750
    www.cartercountymt.com

    In the southeastern corner of MT; organized Feb 22, 1917 from Fallon County. Name Origin: For Thomas Henry Carter (1854-1911), first U.S. senator from MT (1895-1901; 1905-11)

    Area (sq mi):: 3348.29 (land 3339.57; water 8.73) Population per square mile: 0.40
    Population 2005: 1,320 State rank: 50 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.90%; 1990-2000 -9.50% Population 2000: 1,360 (White 98.50%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 41.80
    Income 2000: per capita $13,280; median household $26,313; Population below poverty level: 18.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,686-$17,727
    Unemployment (2004): 2.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 22.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 9.70%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Carter County, Tennessee

    801 E Elk Ave Courthouse Bldg
    Elizabethton, TN 37643
    Phone: (423) 542-1814
    Fax: (423) 547-1502
    www.tourelizabethton.com

    On the northeastern border of TN, east of Johnson City; organized as Carteret County Apr 9, 1796 from Washington County; name changed later. Name Origin: For Col. Landon Carter (1760-1800), officer in the Revolutionary and Indian wars; officeholder in NC, the territories, and in TN, whose statehood he advocated

    Area (sq mi):: 347.62 (land 341.05; water 6.57) Population per square mile: 172.60
    Population 2005: 58,865 State rank: 22 Population change: 2000-20005 3.70%; 1990-2000 10.20% Population 2000: 56,742 (White 96.90%; Black or African American 1.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 38.50
    Income 2000: per capita $14,678; median household $27,371; Population below poverty level: 16.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,691-$20,197
    Unemployment (2004): 5.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 24.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 56.50%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Elizabethton County seat (13,993)

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    Carter County, Kentucky

    300 W Main St Rm 232
    Grayson, KY 41143
    Phone: (606) 474-5188
    Fax: (606) 474-6883

    In northeastern KY, southwest of Ashland; organized Feb 9, 1838 from Greenup and Lawrence counties. Name Origin: For Col. William Grayson Carter, a KY state senator

    Area (sq mi):: 412.15 (land 410.60; water 1.55) Population per square mile: 66.50
    Population 2005: 27,306 State rank: 40 Population change: 2000-20005 1.60%; 1990-2000 10.50% Population 2000: 26,889 (White 98.50%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.70%). Foreign born: 0.40%. Median age: 35.80
    Income 2000: per capita $13,442; median household $26,427; Population below poverty level: 22.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,745-$18,359
    Unemployment (2004): 8.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -6.50% Median travel time to work: 32.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 45.00%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Carter County, Missouri

    105 Main St
    Van Buren, MO 63965
    Phone: (573) 323-4527
    Fax: (573) 323-4527

    In southeastern MO, southwest of Cape Girardeau; organized Mar 10, 1859 from Ripley, Reynolds, Shannon, and Oregon counties. Name Origin: For Zimri A. Carter, a settler from SC in 1812

    Area (sq mi):: 509.02 (land 507.58; water 1.44) Population per square mile: 11.60
    Population 2005: 5,910 State rank: 108 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.50%; 1990-2000 7.70% Population 2000: 5,941 (White 95.70%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.10%; Other 3.10%). Foreign born: 0.30%. Median age: 38.90
    Income 2000: per capita $13,349; median household $22,863; Population below poverty level: 25.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,603-$19,864
    Unemployment (2004): 6.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 28.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 37.20%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    The cross burning in the main picture was part of a Fourth of July "celebration" in Carter County, Tennessee.
    Rocky Croy is a lieutenant with the Carter County, Tennessee, sheriff's office.
    The area proposed as critical habitat includes areas, at elevations of 5,400 feet (1,645 meters) and higher, on Grandfather Mountain in Avery, Caldwell, and Watauga Counties, North Carolina; Mount Collins, Clingman's Dome, and Mount Buckley in Swain County, North Carolina, and Sevier County, Tennessee; Mount LeConte in Sevier County, Tennessee; and Roan Mountain in Avery and Mitchell Counties, North Carolina, and Carter County, Tennessee.