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Carter, Montana
(Chouteau County)

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The location of Carter

Welcome to Carter ...

Carter is located in Chouteau County.

The location of Carter has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Carter is 3,120 feet [951 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Carter is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Carter lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Carter: (406)

Communities near Carter ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Carter and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Armington   [Map]   ---   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Belt   [Map]   588   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Black Eagle   [Map]   ---   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Countryside Village   [Map]   ---   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Floweree   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Fort Benton   [Map]   1,451   E   14 miles [22.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Carter.

Communities Also Named Carter ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Montana communities named Carter: This one is located in Chouteau County and the other is located in Missoula County.

Beyond Montana, there are 28 communities that are also named Carter - they are located in Arkansas, Delaware, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi (3), 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Carter. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Carter.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Carter, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Carter.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Montana

About Chouteau County

About Montana

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 Chouteau County:

The official website for State of Montana:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Carter - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Carter) 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 Carter. 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 Carter

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Carter. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.7811, Longitude: -110.9563     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Carter have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Carter.

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