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Carter County, KY
The county was named for Col. William Grayson Carter, state senator

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The county is in the Huntington-Ashland metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 27,459. This was an increase of  2.12% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$26,427
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Carter County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Carter County was $17,798. This was an increase of 24.2% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 58% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Grayson

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Ancestry & family history

11% of Carter County residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Carter County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Carter County include Amey Cemetery, Anglin Cemetery, Anglin Cemetery, Bailey Cemetery, Bentley Cemetery, Bledsoe Cemetery, Bradley Cemetery, Branham, Cains & Clevenger Community Cemetery, Burnett Cemetery, Carroll Cemetery ... View cemeteries

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Communities in Carter County include Carter, Denton, Grayson, Hitchins, Lawton, Olive Hill, Wesleyville ... View communities

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Colleges in Carter County include Kentucky Christian College ... View colleges

School districts in Carter County include Carter County ... View school districts

To see school district boundaries, wait for the map to load in the new window, then select 'Legend.' Choose 'school districts' and update map.

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Libraries in Carter County include Olive Hill Library ... View libraries

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Carter County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Carter County political report.

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Hotels in Carter County include Days Inn, Holiday Inn, Quality Inn Grayson

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