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Annapolis
Unincorporated community
Parke County's location in Indiana
Parke County's location in Indiana
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Parke County
Township Penn Township
Elevation 197 m (646 ft)
ZIP code 47832
GNIS feature ID 430182

Annapolis is an unincorporated community in Penn Township, Parke County, Indiana, United States.

History

Annapolis was first settled in 1825 or 1826. It was platted on February 4, 1837, by settlers William Maris, Sr., and John Moulder. As of 1910, its population was about 200. It was probably named after Annapolis, Maryland. A post office was established at Annapolis in 1837, and remained in operation until 1905.

Geography

Annapolis is located in northwestern Parke County, about 1 mile (1.6 km) north of Bloomingdale and less than one mile west of U.S. Route 41. Its elevation is 646 feet.


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