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Algiers
Unincorporated community
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Country United States
State Indiana
County Pike
Township Jefferson
Elevation 525 ft (160 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47567
Area code(s) 812
GNIS feature ID 430075

Algiers is an unincorporated community in Jefferson Township, Pike County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.

History

Algiers was laid out in 1868. The community was named after Algiers, the capital of Algeria. An old variant name of the community was called Delectible.

A post office called Algiers was established in 1885, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1955.

Geography

Algiers is located at 38°29′14″N 87°10′30″W / 38.48722°N 87.175°W / 38.48722; -87.175.


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