A small village of Buckingham County is mainly founded by the immigrants from the Welsh community. It is said that the town derives its name from the port city of
Carenarforn of Wales. One of the principal area's of employment is slate mining, which is said to be famous for its durability and color. It is home to some famous
buildings as the Virginia University & Smithsonian Castle. Most of the residents are engaged in agro tourism among other activities.