Carpenter, Ohio

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Carpenter is an unincorporated community in Meigs County, Ohio, United States, along Leading Creek.[1] It was named for one of three prominent Carpenter men who were natives of the area, Amos Carpenter, Sr., an old resident, or Jesse C. Carpenter, or State Senator J. L. Carpenter, who facilitated railroad access and a railroad station for the town.[2][3]


  1. ^ Ohio Atlas & Gazetteer. Yarmouth, Me.: DeLorme. 1991. p. 80. ISBN 0-89933-233-1. 
  2. ^ Larry L. Miller: Ohio Place Names, Indiana University Press, Bloomington and Indianapolis, Ind., 1996, p. 41.
  3. ^ Julie Minot Overton, with Kay Ballantyne Hudson and Sunda Anderson Peters eds.: Ohio Towns and Townships to 1900: A Location Guide, The Ohio Genealogical Society, Mansfield, O. (Penobscot Press), 2000, p. 59.

Coordinates: 39°09′46″N 82°13′10″W / 39.16278°N 82.21944°W / 39.16278; -82.21944