Ashboro, Indiana facts for kids

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Ashboro
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Indiana
County Clay
Township Sugar Ridge
Elevation 610 ft (190 m)
ZIP code 47840
FIPS code 18-02332
GNIS feature ID 449615

Ashboro is an unincorporated community in Sugar Ridge Township, Clay County, Indiana. It is part of the Terre Haute Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

Ashboro was founded in 1858. It was named after Asheboro, North Carolina.

A post office was established at Ashboro in 1858, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1918. The post office was officially spelled Ashborough in early years.

Geography

Ashboro is located at 39°23′56″N 87°06′21″W / 39.39889°N 87.10583°W / 39.39889; -87.10583.


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