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Bowling Green
Unincorporated community
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Country United States
State Indiana
County Clay
Township Washington
Elevation 653 ft (199 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 953
Time zone EST (UTC-5:00)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-5:00)
ZIP code 47833
Area code(s) 812
FIPS code 18-06832
GNIS feature ID 431404

Bowling Green is an unincorporated community in Washington Township, Clay County, Indiana. It is part of the Terre Haute Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

The first post office was established at Bowling Green in 1825. Bowling Green was incorporated as a town in 1869. According to one source, it was probably named after Bowling Green, Virginia.

Geography

Bowling Green is located at 39°22′59″N 87°00′42″W / 39.38306°N 87.01167°W / 39.38306; -87.01167.

Climate

Climate is characterized by relatively high temperatures and evenly distributed precipitation throughout the year. The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Cfa". (Humid Subtropical Climate).

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