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Welcome to Carter ...

Carter is located in Yazoo County<1>.

The location of Carter has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Carter is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Carter lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Carter is located in the (662) area code.

Communities Also Named Carter ...

While we believe that this Carter is located in Yazoo County, we know of another 2 Mississippi communities named Carter. Those communities are located in the following counties: Coahoma and Perry County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 28 communities that are also named Carter - they are located in Arkansas, Delaware, Kansas, Kentucky, Montana (2), Nebraska, New Mexico, North Carolina (2), Ohio, Oklahoma (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee (2), Texas (2), Virginia, West Virginia (2), Wisconsin (2) and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Carter ...

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

  • Yazoo City [Yazoo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yazoo City
    • Yazoo City [Yazoo County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Carter
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,869 people
    • Former names for Yazoo City:
    • Hannan's Bluff
    • Manchester
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yazoo City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yazoo City<5>
  • Tchula [Holmes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tchula
    • Tchula [Holmes County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Carter
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,929 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tchula
  • Belzoni [Humphreys County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belzoni
    • Belzoni [Humphreys County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Carter
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,915 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belzoni
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belzoni<5>
  • Silver City [Humphreys County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver City
    • Silver City [Humphreys County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Carter
    • Estimated population in 2019: 288 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver City
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Louise [Humphreys County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louise
      • Louise [Humphreys County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Carter
      • Estimated population in 2019: 169 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Louise have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louise
    • Eden [Yazoo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eden
      • Eden [Yazoo County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Carter
      • Estimated population in 2019: 121 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eden
    • Lake City [Humphreys County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake City
      • Lake City [Humphreys County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Carter
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake City
    • Bee Lake [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bee Lake
      • Bee Lake [Holmes County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Carter
      • Bee Lake has also been known as:
      • Bee Lake Plantation
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bee Lake
    • Jonestown [Yazoo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jonestown
      • Jonestown [Yazoo County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Carter
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jonestown
    • Gooden Lake [Humphreys County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gooden Lake
      • Gooden Lake [Humphreys County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Carter
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gooden Lake

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 Carter. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Carter.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Carter. 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 Carter.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Carter ...

Looking for more information about Carter? 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 Carter, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Carter.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Yazoo, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Carter - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Carter) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Carter. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9890, Longitude: -90.4493       In this case, the coordinates for Carter have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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