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Where is Carter County, Tennessee?

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Carter County is a county equivalent area found in Tennessee, USA. The county government of Carter is found in the county seat of Elizabethton.

With a total 900.37 sq. km of land and water area, Carter County, Tennessee is the 2738th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 56,886 people, Carter County has a total 27650 households earning 31842 on average per year.

Carter County, Tennessee - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 47019
Area Codes 423
Time Zone EST
Major Cities Elizabethton (population: 33,648), Roan Mountain (population: 5,031), Hampton (population: 4,380), Watauga (population: 1,954), Milligan College (population: 666)
Land Area 21,964 sq miles
Water Area 341 sq miles
Household Income $31,842
Housing Units 27,650
Median Home Value $101,100
High School Grads 80% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 16% of population
Retail Spending $7,826 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $41,911 per capita
Universities and Colleges Milligan College

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.