Some of the cities, towns, and places in Carter County are Big Spring, Bitter End, Butler, Central, Elizabethton, Fish Springs, Hampton, Hunter, Johnson City, Milligan College, Pine Crest, Roan Mountain, Stoney Creek, Sullivan County, Tiger Valley, Valley Forge, Washington County, Watauga
Carter County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 57,424. Its county seat is Elizabethton. The county is named in honor of Landon Carter (1760-1800), an early settler active in the "Lost State of Franklin" 1784-1788 secession from the State of North Carolina.
Carter County is part of the Johnson City, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is a component of the Johnson City–Kingsport–Bristol, TN-VA Combined Statistical Area, located in northeastern Tennessee.