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Belle Union, Indiana
Belle Union, Indiana is located in Indiana
Belle Union, Indiana
Belle Union, Indiana
Location in Indiana
Belle Union, Indiana is located in the United States
Belle Union, Indiana
Belle Union, Indiana
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Indiana
County Putnam
Township Jefferson
Elevation
791 ft (241 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
46121
Area code(s) 765
GNIS feature ID 430776

Belle Union is an unincorporated community in Jefferson Township, Putnam County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.

History

A post office was established at Belle Union in 1870, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1906. The name may be an amalgamation of the Bell family of settlers and the nearby Union Valley Baptist Church.

Geography

Belle Union is located at 39°34′23″N 86°42′22″W / 39.57306°N 86.70611°W / 39.57306; -86.70611.

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