Benwood, Indiana facts for kids
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Benwood is an unincorporated community in Van Buren Township, Clay County, Indiana, United States. It is part of the Terre Haute Metropolitan Statistical Area.
A post office was established at Benwood in 1881, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1882. Benwood was likely named in honor of Ben Davis, a railroad official.
Mining was the originally the primary industry of Benwood.
Benwood is located at 39°33′40″N 87°06′51″W / 39.56111°N 87.11417°W.
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