Carter Bend

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: December 1, 1994

Carter Bend, a bend in the Brazos River, was inundated by Possum Kingdom Lake in Young and Palo Pinto counties. There is now a Carter Island in the vicinity of the former bend (at 32°58' N, 98°25' W).

The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.

Anonymous, “Carter Bend,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 22, 2022,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

December 1, 1994