Carpenter, Kentucky facts for kids
Carpenter was named for its first postmaster and doctor, Ensley A. Carpenter, who moved to Whitley County shortly after the Civil War from neighboring Claiborne County, Tennessee. Ensley A. Carpenter practiced medicine in Whitley, Bell and Knox counties from ca. 1868 into the early 1900s.
Carpenter is located southeast of Corbin on Kentucky Route 92, between Interstate 75 and State Route 25E.
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