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Welcome to Carters ...

Carters is located in Murray County<1>.

Carters is 710 feet [216 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Carters lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Carters (for example, toward Mentone (AL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Telephone area codes for Carters: (706) and (762)<3>

Adding Carters to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Carters in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Carters was

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Carters on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Carters ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Carters - they are located in Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Ohio and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Carters.

Communities near Carters ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Carters.

  • Dalton [Whitfield County]
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    • Dalton [Whitfield County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Carters
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,368 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dalton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dalton<5>
  • Calhoun [Gordon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calhoun
    • Calhoun [Gordon County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Carters
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,572 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calhoun
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Calhoun<5>
  • Calhoun Ferry [Gordon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calhoun Ferry
    • Calhoun Ferry [Gordon County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Carters
    • Estimated population in 2019: 17,271 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calhoun Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calhoun Ferry
  • Northcutt [Gilmer County]
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    • Northcutt [Gilmer County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Carters
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 16,698 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northcutt have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northcutt
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Buff [Gordon County] - Historic
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      • Buff [Gordon County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Carters
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,522 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buff have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Soapstick [Gordon County]
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      • Soapstick [Gordon County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Carters
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,544 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Soapstick have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Soapstick
    • Chatsworth [Murray County]
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      • Chatsworth [Murray County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Carters
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,249 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chatsworth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chatsworth<5>
    • Hinton [Pickens County]
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      • Hinton [Pickens County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Carters
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,223 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hinton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hinton
    • Jasper [Pickens County]
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      • Jasper [Pickens County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Carters
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,037 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jasper have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jasper
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jasper<5>
    • Sonoraville [Gordon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sonoraville
      • Sonoraville [Gordon County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Carters
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,148 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sonoraville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sonoraville

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Carters. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Carters.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Carters. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Carters.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Carters. See our Newspapers Page for Carters.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Carters ...

Looking for more information about Carters? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Carters, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Carters.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Carters. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Murray, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Carters - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Carters) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Carters. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CartersOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Carters. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6075, Longitude: -84.6934    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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