Butlerville, Indiana facts for kids

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Butlerville
Census-designated place
Skyline of Butlerville
Country United States
State Indiana
County Jennings
Township Campbell
Elevation 807 ft (246 m)
ZIP code 47223
GNIS feature ID 431906

Butlerville is an unincorporated census-designated place in central Campbell Township, Jennings County, Indiana, United States.

History

The Butlerville post office was established in 1851. An early settler being a former resident of Butlerville, Ohio, caused the name to be selected. Butlerville was legally platted in 1853.

Hannah Milhous Nixon, mother of President Richard Nixon, was born near Butlerville.

Geography

Butlerville lies along U.S. Route 50 east-northeast of the town of Vernon, the county seat of Jennings County.

Its elevation is 807 feet (246 m), and it is located at Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:mw' not found. (39.0344983, -85.5127432). Although Butlerville is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 47223.

Amos Butler sterilized prisoners and the handicapped at nearby mental hospital. Town named after him


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