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Balbec, Indiana
Country United States
State Indiana
County Jay
Township Penn
Elevation
879 ft (268 m)
ZIP code
47326
FIPS code 18-03241
GNIS feature ID 430443

Balbec is an unincorporated community in Penn Township, Jay County, Indiana.

History

A post office was established at Balbec in 1865, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1919. The community was likely named after Baalbek, in Lebanon.

Geography

Balbec is located at 40°31′51″N 85°08′56″W / 40.53083°N 85.14889°W / 40.53083; -85.14889.

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