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Carnforth is an unincorporated community in Poweshiek County, in the U.S. state of Iowa.

History

A post office was established as Manatt in 1884, and renamed Carnforth after two months. The Carnforth post office was discontinued in 1907. A railroad official selected the place name Carnforth from a book he was reading at the time.

Coordinates: 41°43′20″N 92°20′59″W / 41.72222°N 92.34972°W / 41.72222; -92.34972

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