Carter, South Dakota

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Carter, South Dakota
Unincorporated community
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
Country United States
State South Dakota
County Tripp
Elevation 2,172 ft (662 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 605
GNIS feature ID 1254257[1]

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

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

References[edit]

  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.