Carter, Forest County, Wisconsin

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Carter, Wisconsin
Unincorporated community
Carter, Wisconsin is located in Wisconsin
Carter, Wisconsin
Carter, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 45°23′26″N 88°37′40″W / 45.39056°N 88.62778°W / 45.39056; -88.62778Coordinates: 45°23′26″N 88°37′40″W / 45.39056°N 88.62778°W / 45.39056; -88.62778
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Forest
Elevation[1] 1,516 ft (462 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
GNIS feature ID 1578953[2]

Carter is an unincorporated community in the town of Wabeno in Forest County, Wisconsin, United States. WIS 32 travels north-south through the community.[2]


A post office was established as Carter in 1897, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1955.[3] The community was named for John Carpenter, a settler who built the first house.[4]

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