Carter County , Tennessee

Carter County: County in southeastern Montana, United States

About

Carter County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 57,424 and a population density of 7 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 56,418 inhabitants. Its county seat is Ekalaka. The county was created 105 years ago in 1916.

Carter County Quick Facts

Population : 56,418 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Tennessee (United States)
Different from : Carter County, Carter County, Carter County, Carter County
Area : 8672 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.2%
Land as percent of area : 99.8%
Named for : Thomas H. Carter
Altitude : 1,988 feet / 606 meters
Capital : Ekalaka
Establishment : January 01, 1917
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 05:03:58 (26th September 2022)
Density : 7 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.78% (2010-2020)
Carter County locator map
Location of Carter County on Tennessee map.
Ekalaka MT Carter County Courthouse image
Ekalaka MT Carter County Courthouse
Ekalaka MT Carter County Courthouse image

Geography

Carter County is located at 36°17'34"N 82°7'39"W (36.2927200, -82.1274300). It has 3 neighbors: Fallon County, Harding County and Crook County.

Carter County map

The largest city of Carter County is Elizabethton with a population of 13,479. Other cities include, Oak Hill population 4,432 and Watauga population 373. See all Carter County cities & populated places.

Carter County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Carter County.

City Name Population Title
Elizabethton 13,479 City in Tennessee
Oak Hill 4,432 City in Tennessee, United States
Pine Crest 2,388 Census-designated place in Carter County, Tennessee
Roan Mountain 1,360 Census-designated place in Carter County, Tennessee
Watauga 373 Human settlement in Tennessee, United States of America

Carter County has 3 neighbours.

  • Ekalaka

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Carter County decreased by 1.78% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 57,424 - census
2011 57,385 -0.07% estimation process
2012 57,347 -0.07% estimation process
2013 56,978 -0.65% estimation process
2014 56,325 -1.16% estimation process
2015 56,375 0.09% estimation process
2016 56,473 0.17% estimation process
2017 56,510 0.07% estimation process
2018 56,417 -0.16% estimation process
2019 56,391 -0.05% estimation process
2020 56,418 0.05% estimation process

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