|Carter County, Tennessee|
Location in the state of Tennessee
Tennessee's location in the U.S.
348 sq mi (901 km²)
7 sq mi (18 km²), 1. Tennessee ( is a state located in the Southern United States. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the A county seat is a term for an Administrative center for a County, primarily used in the United States. Elizabethton is a city in and the County seat of Carter County, Tennessee, United States. Area is a Quantity expressing the two- Dimensional size of a defined part of a Surface, typically a region bounded by a closed Curve. The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of 89%
166/sq mi (64/km²)
Carter County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. In Biology a population is the collection of inter-breeding organisms of a particular Species; in Sociology Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume A county is a Land area of Regional Government within a larger State. A US state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of the United States of America that share Sovereignty with the federal government Tennessee ( is a state located in the Southern United States. As of 2000, the population was 56,742. The 2005 Census Estimate placed the population at 58,865 . Its county seat is Elizabethton. A county seat is a term for an Administrative center for a County, primarily used in the United States. Elizabethton is a city in and the County seat of Carter County, Tennessee, United States. 
Carter County's boundary with Sullivan County is defined as the ridgeline of Holston Mountain. Holston Mountain is a Mountain in northeast Tennessee and southwest Virginia, in the United States.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 348 square miles (900 km²), of which, 341 square miles (883 km²) of it is land and 7 square miles (17 km²) of it (1. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title) is the government agency that is responsible for the United States Census The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of 89%) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 56,742 people, 23,486 households, and 16,346 families residing in the county. Cherokee National Forest is a large National Forest operated by the U Sullivan County is a County located in the US state of Tennessee. Johnson County is a County located in the US state of Tennessee. Avery County is a County located in the US state of North Carolina. Mitchell County is a County located in the US state of North Carolina. Unicoi County is a County located in the US state of Tennessee. Washington County is a County located in the US state of Tennessee. A census is the procedure of acquiring information about every member of a given population The population density was 166 people per square mile (64/km²). Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume There were 25,920 housing units at an average density of 76 per square mile (29/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 97. 49% White, 1. 00% Black or African American, 0. 20% Native American, 0. 26% Asian, 0. 01% Pacific Islander, 0. 27% from other races, and 0. 78% from two or more races. 0. 89% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 23,486 households out of which 28. 50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54. 90% were married couples living together, 11. NOTICE TO WOULD-BE ROMEOS ************** 00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30. 40% were non-families. 26. 50% of all households were made up of individuals and 11. 00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2. 35 and the average family size was 2. 83.
In the county the population was spread out with 21. 40% under the age of 18, 9. 20% from 18 to 24, 29. 00% from 25 to 44, 25. 40% from 45 to 64, and 15. 00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 94. 50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91. 60 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $27,371, and the median income for a family was $33,825. Males had a median income of $26,394 versus $19,687 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,678. Per capita income means how much each individual receives in monetary terms of the yearly income generated in the country About 12. 80% of families and 16. 90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23. The poverty threshold, or poverty line, is the minimum level of Income deemed necessary to achieve an adequate Standard of living in a given country 00% of those under age 18 and 16. 00% of those age 65 or over.
Carter County was the first permanent settlement outside the original 13 American colonies. The site of the first majority-rule system of American democracy, known as the Watauga Association, it is named in honor of Landon Carter, son of John Carter, Chairman of the Court as defined by the articles of the Petition. The Watauga Association (sometimes referred to as the Republic of Watauga or the Watauga Settlement) was a semi-autonomous government from 1772 to 1777 in what is Landon Carter (1710-1778 was a planter from Virginia, best known for his account of life before the American War of Independence, The Diary of Colonel Landon John Carter may refer to John Carter (author John Carter (cricketer, Nottingham cricketer John Carter (environmentalist The county seat, Elizabethton, is named for Landon's wife, Elizabeth MacLin Carter.
Carter County was served by the narrow gauge East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Railroad (The ET&WNC, nicknamed "Tweetsie") until the line ceased operations in 1950. A narrow gauge railway (or narrow gauge railroad) is a Railway that has a Track gauge narrower than the of Standard gauge railways The East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Railroad ( ET&WNC) affectionately called the " Tweetsie " in reference to the sound of its steam whistles was