Frequently Asked Questions

What is the population of Plains, Georgia?

684 citizens

Does Jimmy Carter really live in Plains?

Yes, he and his wife spend about 85-90% of their time at home in Plains. They continue to travel and make frequent trips to The Carter Center in Atlanta where they stay in an apartment while doing business there.

What are the main agricultural crops being produced around Plains?

Peanuts, cotton, corn, soybeans

How many children do the Carters have?

Four - (listed from the oldest to the youngest) Jack, Chip, Jeff, and Amy

Does Jimmy Carter have Secret Service protection?

Yes. He and Mrs. Carter have lifetime protection. Their children no longer have Secret Service protection.

How old are the Carters?

Jimmy Carter's birthday - October 1, 1924
Rosalynn Carter's birthday - August 18, 1927

Will President or Mrs. Carter autograph books or photos if I visit and attend Sunday School?

President and Mrs. Carter will not autograph books or photos at Sunday School.

How do I contact President Carter?

Please note that the Carter's do not receive any correspondence at the address, phone number or e-mail address listed for this site. We are unable to send messages on your behalf to President or Mrs. Carter. We suggest contacting the Carter Center for any and all requests regarding the Carter's.

Last updated: December 12, 2019

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

300 North Bond Street
Plains, GA 31780


(229) 824 - 4104
The visitor information desk is staffed from 9 am until 5 pm daily, except for New Year's Day (January 1), Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day (December 25).

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