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Welcome to Carter ...

Carter is located in Gates County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Carter: KAR-ter<3>

Carter is near sea level<4>.

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

Carter is located in the (252) area code.

Communities Also Named Carter ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two North Carolina communities named Carter: This one is located in Gates County and the other is located in Stokes County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 28 communities that are also named Carter - they are located in Arkansas, Delaware, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi (3), Montana (2), Nebraska, New Mexico, 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.

  • Ahoskie [Hertford County]
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    • Ahoskie [Hertford County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Carter
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,688 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ahoskie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ahoskie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ahoskie<6>
  • Hertford [Perquimans County]
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    • Hertford [Perquimans County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Carter
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,143 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hertford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hertford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hertford<6>
  • Winton [Hertford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winton
    • Winton [Hertford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Carter
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 712 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winton<6>
  • Winfall [Perquimans County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winfall
    • Winfall [Perquimans County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Carter
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 620 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winfall
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winfall<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cofield [Hertford County]
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      • Cofield [Hertford County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Carter
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 363 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cofield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Gatesville [Gates County]
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      • Gatesville [Gates County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Carter
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 290 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gatesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gatesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gatesville<6>
    • Powellsville [Bertie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Powellsville
      • Powellsville [Bertie County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Carter
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 239 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Powellsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powellsville
    • Colerain [Bertie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colerain
      • Colerain [Bertie County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Carter
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 172 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colerain
    • Harrellsville [Hertford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrellsville
      • Harrellsville [Hertford County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Carter
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 95 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrellsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrellsville
    • Hobbsville [Gates County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hobbsville
      • Hobbsville [Gates County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the east of Carter
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hobbsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hobbsville

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.

Adding Carter to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Carter 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 Carter was on a map titled Map of North Carolina (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

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About Gates County

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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 Gates County: www.gatescounty.govoffice2.com/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Gates, 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 pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Carter. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Carter - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 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: 36.3574, Longitude: -76.6844       In this case, the coordinates for Carter have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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