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Welcome to Carter ...

Carter is located in Tripp County.

Carter is 2,170 feet [661 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the elevation of Carter is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel west from Carter (for example, toward Southeast Jackson), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

The telephone area code for Carter: (605)

The ZIP code for Carter: 57580<2>

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 starting from Carter and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
East Todd   [Map]   ---   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Hidden Timber   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Ideal   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Keyapaha   [Map]   ---   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Mosher   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
New Witten   [Map]   76   NE   7 miles [11.3 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 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, Oklahoma (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina, 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.
  • We 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.

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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 South Dakota: sd.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Carter). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Carter or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in 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 (or directions), 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 that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.3887, Longitude: -100.2044     [Map].

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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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