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Welcome to Carpenter ...

Carpenter is located in Copiah County<1>.

Carpenter is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Carpenter lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Carpenter: (601) & (769)<3>

Adding Carpenter to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Carpenter in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Carpenter elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Carpenter on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Carpenter on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Carpenter ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 26 communities that are also named Carpenter - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan (2), Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (2), Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Texas and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Carpenter.

Communities near Carpenter ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Carpenter.

  • Crystal Springs [Copiah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crystal Springs
    • Crystal Springs [Copiah County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Carpenter
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,715 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crystal Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crystal Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crystal Springs<6>
  • Port Gibson [Claiborne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Gibson
    • Port Gibson [Claiborne County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Carpenter
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,312 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Gibson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Gibson<6>
  • Utica [Hinds County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Utica
    • Utica [Hinds County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Carpenter
    • Estimated population in 2019: 883 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Utica have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Utica
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Utica<6>
  • Learned [Hinds County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Learned
    • Learned [Hinds County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Carpenter
    • Estimated population in 2019: 88 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Learned have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Learned
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Learned<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rocky Springs [Claiborne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocky Springs
      • Rocky Springs [Claiborne County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Carpenter
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Springs
    • Edwards [Hinds County]
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      • Edwards [Hinds County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the north of Carpenter
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,005 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edwards
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edwards<6>
    • Hazlehurst [Copiah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazlehurst
      • Hazlehurst [Copiah County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the southeast of Carpenter
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,730 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazlehurst
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hazlehurst<6>
    • Grand Gulf [Claiborne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grand Gulf
      • Grand Gulf [Claiborne County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the west of Carpenter
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand Gulf have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Gulf
    • Raymond [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raymond
      • Raymond [Hinds County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Carpenter
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,115 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raymond have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raymond
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raymond<6>
    • Terry [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Terry
      • Terry [Hinds County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<4> to the east of Carpenter
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,227 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Terry have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Terry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Terry<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Carpenter. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Carpenter.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Carpenter. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Carpenter.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Carpenter. See our Newspapers Page for Carpenter.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Carpenter ...

Looking for more information about Carpenter? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Carpenter, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Carpenter.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Copiah County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Carpenter. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Copiah, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Carpenter - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Carpenter) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Carpenter. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Carpenter

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Carpenter. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0341, Longitude: -90.6802    
<5>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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