Carter County, Missouri

This is the home of the Carter County MOGenWeb Project, which is part of the MOGenWeb and USGenWeb projects. This is not an official site for any county agency, or genealogical or historical society.

Your County Coordinator is Kris. I am a volunteer. I maintain the website and manage submissions from other researchers -- like you. Many thanks to Julie Huggins and Daisy Andersen who maintained the Carter County MOGenWeb site many years.

All of the information here is provided free for personal use, but may not be used commercially or sold without the specific permission of both the original submitter and the County Coordinators.

Carter County, located in the Ozarks region of southeast Missouri, was officially organized on March 10, 1859, from Oregon, Reynolds, Ripley and Shannon counties. It was named after Zimri A. Carter, a pioneer settler who came to Missouri from South Carolina in 1812.


Copyrighted material will not posted here without the express permission of the copyright holder. Photographs are either in the public domain or the photographer has given permission for their use. We have permission from The Current Local to post their obituaries. We do not have permission to post obits from the Daily American Republic, and since they aggressively pursue, via their attorrneys, even Facebook posts that mention their articles, there's no point in asking them.


West Carter County Genealogy Society
P.O. Box 309
Van Buren, MO 63965
573.323.4315

Carter County Library
403 Ash Street
Van Buren, MO 63965
573.323.4315
Carter County Circuit Court
105 Main Street
Van Buren, MO 63965
573.323.4513
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