Carter is an unincorporated village located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. It is within Carter County on Kentucky Route 2 approximately 11.5 miles northwest of Grayson. It coordinates at 38°25′44″N 83°07′15″W. The elevation is 689 feet above sea level. Estimated per capita income in 2016 was $16,808. It has Zip code 41128.