Place:Carter, Missouri, United States

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Carter County is a county located in the central western portion of the Ozark Foothills Region in Southeast Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the population was 6,265. The county seat is Van Buren. The county was officially organized on March 10, 1859, and is named after Zimri A. Carter, a pioneer settler who came to Missouri from South Carolina in 1812 (see following section).

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1845 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1859 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1859 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1860 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1860 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1861 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1866 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1860 1,235
1870 1,455
1880 2,168
1890 4,659
1900 6,706
1910 5,504
1920 7,482
1930 5,503
1940 6,226
1950 4,777
1960 3,973
1970 3,878
1980 5,428
1990 5,515

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External links

www.rootsweb.com/~mocarter/


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