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Carnforth, Iowa
Carnforth, Iowa is located in Iowa
Carnforth, Iowa
Carnforth, Iowa
Location in Iowa
Country United States
State Iowa
County Poweshiek
830 ft (250 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 641
GNIS feature ID 455178

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


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.

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