Carter County , Missouri

Carter County: County in Missouri, United States

Carter County locator map
Location of Carter County on Missouri map.

About

Carter County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the population was 6,265 and a population density of 5 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 5,982 inhabitants. Its county seat is Van Buren. The county was created 162 years ago in 1859.

Geography

Carter County is located at 36°56'29"N 90°57'44"W (36.9412700, -90.9623100). It has 6 neighbors: Ripley County, Butler County, Oregon County, Reynolds County, Shannon County and Wayne County.

Carter County  Missouri  county courthouse - 2013-10-26 image
Carter County Missouri county courthouse - 2013-10-26

The largest city of Carter County is South Van Buren with a population of 824. Other cities include, Van Buren population 798, Ellsinore population 429 and Grandin population 229. See all Carter County cities & populated places.

Weather

Carter County forecast: Mostly clear. Low around 58, with temperatures rising to around 61 overnight. North wind around 3 mph. more

Carter County  Missouri  county courthouse - 2013-10-26 image

Carter County map

Carter County Quick Facts

Population : 5,982 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Missouri (United States)
Different from : Carter County, Carter County, Carter County, Carter County
Area : 1318 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.3%
Land as percent of area : 99.7%
Named for : Zimri A. Carter
Capital : Van Buren
Establishment : May 05, 1859
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 17:59:49 (4th August 2021)
Density : 5 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -4.73% (2010-2019)
Weather : 58℉ Mostly Clear 7-days weather

Carter County has 6 neighbours.

  • Van Buren

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Carter County decreased by 4.73% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 6,265 - census
2011 6,332 1.06% estimation process
2012 6,273 -0.94% estimation process
2013 6,343 1.1% estimation process
2014 6,286 -0.91% estimation process
2015 6,280 -0.1% estimation process
2016 6,210 -1.13% estimation process
2017 6,179 -0.5% estimation process
2018 6,083 -1.58% estimation process
2019 5,982 -1.69% estimation process

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People born in Carter County (1)

American baseball player Oscar Jones was born in Carter County

Other places with the same name (4)

Carter County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
South Van Buren 824
Van Buren 798 City in Carter County, Missouri, United States
Ellsinore 429 City in Carter County, Missouri, United States
Grandin 229 City in Carter County, Missouri, United States

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