Place:Carter, Tennessee, United States

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Carter County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 57,424. Its county seat is Elizabethton.

Carter County is part of the Johnson City Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is a component of the Johnson City–KingsportBristol, TN-VA Combined Statistical Area – commonly known as the "Tri-Cities" region of Northeast Tennessee. The county is named in honor of Landon Carter, an early settler active in the State of Franklin movement.

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Early history

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1790 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1794 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1795 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1796 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1800 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1804 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1880 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1881 Birth 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
1800 4,813
1810 4,190
1820 4,835
1830 6,414
1840 5,372
1850 6,296
1860 7,124
1870 7,909
1880 10,019
1890 13,389
1900 16,688
1910 19,838
1920 21,488
1930 29,223
1940 35,127
1950 42,432
1960 41,578
1970 42,575
1980 50,205
1990 51,505

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External Links

  • Outstanding guide to Carter County family history and genealogy resources (FamilySearch Research Wiki). Birth, marriage, and death records, censuses, wills, deeds, county histories, cemeteries, churches, naturalizations, newspapers, libraries, and genealogical societies.


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