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Carpenter, Oklahoma
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Oklahoma
Counties Roger Mills / Custer
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

Carpenter is an unincorporated community in Roger Mills and Custer counties in the state of Oklahoma, United States. The community is eight miles north of Elk City, Oklahoma. It was named in commemoration of Benjamin Carpenter, an early settler of western Oklahoma who moved there from Texas in 1898. It was established as a Post Office on March 19, 1901, "named for Benjamin Carpenter, local rancher".


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