Alquina, Indiana facts for kids
|Elevation||1,033 ft (315 m)|
|GNIS feature ID||430116|
Alquina was founded in 1813 by Joseph Vanmeter. One source speculates it was named after Alquines, in France.
A post office was established at Alquina in 1832, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1903.
Alquina was located on East Alquina Road about 5 miles (8.0 km) east of the center of Connersville. Alquina was the home of the Alquina Blue Arrows High School. The high school was closed in 1966 and the elementary school continued until 2010.
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