Blue Lick, Indiana facts for kids

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Blue Lick
Unincorporated community
Clark County's location in Indiana
Clark County's location in Indiana
Country United States
State Indiana
County Clark
Township Monroe
Elevation 531 ft (162 m)
ZIP code 47126
FIPS code 18-06004
GNIS feature ID 449620

Blue Lick is an unincorporated community in Monroe Township, Clark County, Indiana.

History

A post office was established at Blue Lick in 1837, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1905.

The community took its name from Blue Lick Creek. The creek was named for the blue slate in the riverbed. Blue Lick has been noted for its unusual place name.

Geography

Blue Lick is located at 38°30′30″N 85°48′17″W / 38.50833°N 85.80472°W / 38.50833; -85.80472.


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