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Carter, South Dakota

Carter is an unincorporated community in Tripp County, South Dakota, United States. Carter is located on U.S. Route 18 west of Winner.

Carter, South Dakota
Carter, South Dakota is located in South Dakota
Carter, South Dakota
Carter, South Dakota
Coordinates: 43°23′14″N 100°12′09″W / 43.38722°N 100.20250°W / 43.38722; -100.20250Coordinates: 43°23′14″N 100°12′09″W / 43.38722°N 100.20250°W / 43.38722; -100.20250
CountryUnited States
StateSouth Dakota
CountyTripp
Elevation
2,172 ft (662 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)605
GNIS feature ID1254257[1]

Carter was laid out in 1909, and most likely was named in honor of Jervis W. Carter, a land agent.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1940). South Dakota place-names, v.1-3. University of South Dakota. p. 30.