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Carter, Wisconsin
Looking south at Carter
Looking south at Carter
Country  United States
State  Wisconsin
County Forest
462 m (1,516 ft)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
GNIS feature ID 1578953

Carter is an unincorporated community in the town of Wabeno in Forest County, Wisconsin, United States. WIS 32 travels north-south through the community.


A post office was established as Carter in 1897, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1955. The community was named for John Carpenter, a settler who built the first house.

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