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Boggstown, Indiana
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Boggstown, Indiana is located in Indiana
Boggstown, Indiana
Boggstown, Indiana
Location in Indiana
Boggstown, Indiana is located in the United States
Boggstown, Indiana
Boggstown, Indiana
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Indiana
County Shelby
Township Sugar Creek
748 ft (228 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 317 Exchange: 835
FIPS code 18-6292
GNIS feature ID 431294

Boggstown is an unincorporated community in Sugar Creek Township, Shelby County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.


Boggstown has not repealed a secession resolution passed in 1861.

The community was platted in 1867, and named for Joseph Boggs, an early settler. The Boggstown post office has been in operation since 1867.

Boggstown once contained a school which was discontinued at an unknown date.

Notable people

Actress Marjorie Main, best known as Ma Kettle, spent her teenage years here growing up on the first road north of town (300 North).

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