Welcome to Carter ...
The town of Carter is located in Beckham County.
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Carter has a population of 241 people<1> (see below for details).
Carter is 1,830 feet [558 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Carter lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Carter is within the boundaries of the (580) area code.
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Carter had a population of 256 people. This makes Carter the county's 4th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 256 people, the population of Carter has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 254 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Carter had an population of 241 people. This is a decrease of 5.86% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.12% since the 2000 Census).
Communities near Carter ...
The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Carter and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.
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 Oklahoma communities named Carter: This one is located in Beckham County and the other is located in Cherokee County.
Beyond Oklahoma, there are 28 communities that are also named Carter - they are located in Arkansas, Delaware, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi (3), Montana (2), Nebraska, New Mexico, North Carolina (2), Ohio, 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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.
- We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Carter. We make it easy to see an overhead 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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.
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 Oklahoma: www.ok.gov/
|<1>||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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|<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 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Carter. 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Carter
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Carter. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2175, Longitude: -99.5038 [Map]. In this case, the coordinates for Carter have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
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