Clark County's location in Indiana
|Elevation||499 ft (152 m)|
|GNIS feature ID||432202|
It was previously known as Muddyfork or Muddy Fork after the stream that flows through the town. The post office was established as Muddy Fork in 1858. The post office was renamed Carwood in 1902, and it was discontinued in 1933. Carwood was likely named for John Carr, a pioneer settler.
Carwood is located at.
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- "Carwood, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10.
- Andreas, Alfred Theodore (1876). "Clark County". Illustrated Historical Atlas of the State of Indiana. Chicago: Baskin, Forster & Company.
- "Clark County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 30 August 2014.
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- Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 88. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3.
...supposedly a coined name honoring General John Carr, an early settler...
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