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Beanblossom, Indiana
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Brown County's location in Indiana
Brown County's location in Indiana
Beanblossom, Indiana is located in Brown County, Indiana
Beanblossom, Indiana
Beanblossom, Indiana
Location in Brown County, Indiana
Country United States
State Indiana
County Brown
Township Jackson
738 ft (225 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area codes 812 & 930
FIPS code 18-03790
GNIS feature ID 430609

Beanblossom, also spelled Bean Blossom, is an unincorporated community in Jackson Township, Brown County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. The town was named for the nearby Beanblossom Creek, which was in turn named for a person whose surname was Beanblossom.


Beanblossom was originally called Georgetown, for George Grove who ran a grist mill in the area and under the latter name was founded in 1833. The first post office in the community was established as Bean Blossom in 1842; the post office was discontinued in 1911.


Beanblossom is located at 39°16′01″N 86°14′57″W / 39.26694°N 86.24917°W / 39.26694; -86.24917, about four miles (6 km) north of Nashville at the intersection of state roads 45 and 135. The closest town to Beanblossom is Helmsburg, approximately two miles west.


Bean Blossom is best known as the home of the Bill Monroe Memorial Music Park and Campground, a 55-acre (220,000 m2) wooded campground which for more than 60 years has hosted music performances (mostly country and bluegrass),

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