Bennetts Switch, Indiana facts for kids

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Bennetts Switch is an unincorporated community in Allen Township, Miami County, Indiana.

History

Bennetts Switch (historically spelled with the apostrophe, Bennett's Switch) was laid out shortly after the Lake Erie and Western Railroad was built through the settlement. The community was named for landowner Baldwin M. Bennett, a native of New York. A post office was established at Bennetts Switch in 1862, and remained in operation until 1935.

Coordinates: 40°35′06″N 86°06′46″W / 40.585°N 86.11278°W / 40.585; -86.11278


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