Colter is the name of a place, a family name, a company name and the title of a book.



  • a volcanic area, named after John Colter: Colter's Hell
  • Colter, Arizona, an abandoned town in Apache also established by John Colter.[1]


  • Jessi Colter (* 1943), American country music singer
  • John Colter (1774-1813), American Trapper
  • Mary Colter (1869-1958), American architect
  • Mike Colter (*1976), American actor
  • Colter Bean (*1977), American baseball pitcher
  • Colter Errol Drummond - hay (*1984), South African
  • Colter Dean Bloxom (*1987), American actor
  • Colter Lee Moos (*1996), American student


  • in Erkrath, Germany, Colter GmbH
  • in Dunmow, Essex, England, Colter Group


  1. ^ Byrd H. Granger (1960). Arizona Place Names. University of Arizona Press. p. 8. Retrieved 20 November 2011. 

See also

  • Coulter (disambiguation)

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