Carter County, Kentucky

county in Kentucky, United States

Carter County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2020 census, the population was 26,627.[1] Its county seat is Grayson.[2]

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
Named forWilliam Grayson Carter
Largest cityGrayson
 • Total412 sq mi (1,070 km2)
 • Land409 sq mi (1,060 km2)
 • Water2.6 sq mi (7 km2)  0.6%
 • Total26,627
 • Density65/sq mi (25/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district5th

References change

  1. "QuickFacts: Carter County, Kentucky". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 4, 2023.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.