Carter County Tennessee
The Carter County Courthouse is located at 801 East Elk Avenue, Elizabethton, TN 37643; phone: 423-542-1801.
The area that would become Carter County was first settled along the Watauga River by Europeans in the late 1760s. Early settlers included William Bean, James Robertson, Valentine Sevier, Sr., and John Carter. [History of Carter County, www.cartercountytn.gov, accessed January, 2014]