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Aboite
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Indiana
County Allen County
Township Lafayette
Elevation 748 ft (228 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 50
Area code(s) 260

Aboite is an unincorporated community in Lafayette Township, Allen County, Indiana. It was originally settled as a train stop at the intersection of the Toledo, Wabash & Western Railway with Aboite Road.

History

Aboite is derived from the French word for "minnow". A post office was established at Aboite in 1833, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1921.

Geography

Aboite is located at 41°0′0″N 85°19′5″W / 41°N 85.31806°W / 41; -85.31806.


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