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Carter County, TN

Carter County, Tennessee, 1857

CARTER COUNTY, situated near the northeast comer of Tennessee. Area, 540 square miles. Face of the country mountainous and hilly; soil generally sterile, but in some places good. Seat of justice, Elizabethtown. Pop. in 1820, 4,835; in 1830, 6,418; in 1840, 5,237; in 1850, 6,296. (Fanning's, 1853)

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