Cities in Carter County, Kentucky by Population (2024)

There are 10 cities in Carter County, Kentucky.

Note: As defined by the US Census Bureau, a city's official boundaries often extend miles beyond the city itself and may even cross county lines. As such, several thousand US cities officially exist in two or more counties (and therefore appear on multiple counties' lists of cities.)

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City
Rank
State
2024 Population
2020 Census
Annual Change
Density (mi²)
Area (mi²)
Ashland1Kentucky21,00921,589-0.69%1,95710.73
Morehead2Kentucky6,6017,156-2.06%6829.68
Westwood3Kentucky4,5084,654-0.79%1,2073.74
Grayson4Kentucky3,7973,837-0.26%1,3682.77
Olive Hill5Kentucky1,5341,581-0.78%7711.99
Cannonsburg6Kentucky1,38867614.71%7961.74
Garrison7Kentucky1,0267507.21%3812.70
Ironville8Kentucky4421,028-24.83%5690.78
Lakeview Heights9Kentucky270277-0.73%1,9150.14
Farmers10Kentucky24260%241

Note: City markers shown outside the county boundary mean that a part of the city extends into this county, but is primarily located in an adjacent county.

What is the largest city in Carter County, Kentucky?

Ashland is the largest city in Carter County.

What is the smallest city in Carter County, Kentucky?

Farmers is the smallest city in Carter County.

How many cities are in Carter County?

There are 10 cities in Carter County, Kentucky.

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