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Bennettsville
Clark County's location in Indiana
Clark County's location in Indiana
Country United States
State Indiana
County Clark
Township Carr
Elevation
571 ft (174 m)
ZIP code
47172
FIPS code 18-04744
GNIS feature ID 430818

Bennettsville is an unincorporated community in Carr Township, Clark County, Indiana.

History

Bennettsville was laid out in 1838. It was likely named for Benedict Nugent, a local businessman. A post office was established at Bennettsville in 1847, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1924.

Geography

Bennettsville is located at 38°25′32″N 85°48′31″W / 38.42556°N 85.80861°W / 38.42556; -85.80861.

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