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Welcome to Carter ...
Carter is 6,500 feet [1,981 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Carter is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Carter lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Carter is within the boundaries of the (307) area code.
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 Road Map for Wyoming (from Shell Oil, 1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Carter on our Genealogy Page.
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, South Dakota, Tennessee (2), Texas (2), Virginia, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin (2).
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.
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.
Other Roadside Stops ...
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 Uinta County: www.uintacounty.com/
The official website for State of Wyoming: www.wyo.gov/
This page was last modified: 11 Oct 2021