Carpenter is an unincorporated community in southeastern Laramie County, Wyoming, United States. It lies along WYO 214 east of the city of Cheyenne, the county seat of Laramie County and capital of Wyoming. Its elevation is 5,440 feet (1,658 m). Although Carpenter is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 82054.
Public education in the community of Carpenter is provided by Laramie County School District #2. One of the district's campuses, Carpenter Elementary School (grades K-6), is located in Carpenter.