Carter County, Kentucky

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Carter County
Carter County Courthouse in Grayson
Carter County Courthouse in Grayson
Map of Kentucky highlighting Carter County
Location within the U.S. state of Kentucky
Map of the United States highlighting Kentucky
Kentucky's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 38°20′N 83°03′W / 38.33°N 83.05°W / 38.33; -83.05
Country United States
State Kentucky
FoundedFebruary 9, 1838
Named forWilliam Grayson Carter
SeatGrayson
Largest cityGrayson
Area
 • Total412 sq mi (1,070 km2)
 • Land409 sq mi (1,060 km2)
 • Water2.6 sq mi (7 km2)  0.6%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
27,004
 • Density68/sq mi (26/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district5th
Websitecartercounty.ky.gov/Pages/default.aspx

Carter County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 27,720.[1] Its county seat is Grayson.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 6, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.