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Atwood
Unincorporated community
Methodist church
Methodist church
Country United States
State Indiana
County Kosciusko
Township Prairie
Elevation 823 ft (251 m)
ZIP code 46502
FIPS code 18-02638
GNIS feature ID 430332

Atwood is an unincorporated community in Prairie Township, Kosciusko County, Indiana.

History

Originally named "Mount Ruska," Atwood was laid out as a village on September 29, 1857. It was an important trading point due to the Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne, and Chicago Railway passing through its boundaries. By a petition of the citizens in 1865, the town's name was officially changed to Atwood.

Geography

Atwood is located at 41°15′39″N 85°58′31″W / 41.26083°N 85.97528°W / 41.26083; -85.97528, near Hoffman Lake.


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