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Alpine, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Indiana
County Fayette
Township Columbia
Elevation 761 ft (232 m)
ZIP code 47331
FIPS code 18-01180
GNIS feature ID 430115

Alpine is an unincorporated community in Columbia Township, Fayette County, Indiana.

History

The first sawmill in Columbia Township was built at Alpine in 1814. Alpine was laid out as a town in about 1832.

By 1885, Alpine contained a sawmill, a gristmill, and a station on the Whitewater Valley Railroad.

A post office opened in Alpine in 1868, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1966.

Geography

Alpine is located on State Route 121 about 6 miles (9.7 km) south of Connersville.


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