Carpenter, Grant County, New Mexico

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Carpenter was a settlement in Grant County, New Mexico, United States. It was located on the west slope of the Mimbres Mountains, but its exact location is not now known.[1] The site was reported to be a small lead-mining camp established ca. 1882, and so named because many of the prospectors were carpenters by trade before coming to the mine.


  1. ^ Julyan, Robert Hixson (1996-01-01). The Place Names of New Mexico. UNM Press. ISBN 9780826316899.