Carpenter, Bernalillo County, New Mexico

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Carpenter is an unincorporated community in Bernalillo County, New Mexico, United States, located 15 miles east of Albuquerque. A post office was operated in the community from 1903 to 1907.[1][2] It was named in honor of its first postmaster, José R. Carpenter. The Carpenter name had existed earlier in the area: Henry Carpenter operated a large ranch in the Juan Tomás area in the 1880s.[3]