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Balbec
Unincorporated community
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

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