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Carnes is a small unincorporated town in southern Forrest County, Mississippi. It is part of the Hattiesburg, Mississippi Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Carnes was settled in 1905 and was originally named Helena. Its name was changed to Carnes in honor of John Carnes, an early settler.
Skull Fork, a community near Carnes, was so named after a fight that occurred at a fork in the road there. In this fight, one of the participants had his skull broken with a whiskey bottle by his opponent.
Carnes is served by the Forrest County Public School System.
- Florida Gas Transmission Company - transports natural gas to over 240 delivery points through a 5,000-mile pipeline that extends from Texas to Florida
Places of worship 
- Sandhill Baptist Church
- First Baptist Church
- J.E. Bounds Memorial Cemetery
- Mill Creek Cemetery
- Seal Cemetery
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.