Main Street of Carpenter during an average weekday
Carpenter is an unincorporated community in Clark County, South Dakota, United States. Although not tracked by the Census Bureau, Carpenter has been assigned the ZIP code of 57322.
Despite the city's size of one square city block, businesses such as Wheat Growers, the Carpenter Cafe, Dick's Garage, and the post office flourish here.
Carpenter was named by postmaster John C. Opsahl for his recently deceased friend, G. W. Carpenter, a land office agent in nearby Watertown, Codington County.