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Carter, Arkansas
Country  United States
State  Arkansas
County Washington
Township White River
Elevation 407 m (1,335 ft)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 72701
Area code(s) 479
GNIS feature ID 65300

Carter was a unincorporated community in White River Township, Washington County, Arkansas, United States. It is located on Arkansas Highway 74 between Arnett and Sulphur City. At times it was also known as Carter's Store, Carter Store, and Hicks. A post office, for all these names at different times existed from 1875 to 1953. It was founded by Dr. John Carter who built a springhouse and a store. There was also a blacksmith shop at some point in time. The springhouse is now on exhibit at Shiloh Museum of the Ozarks in Springdale.

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