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Canton
Unincorporated community
Washington County's location in Indiana
Washington County's location in Indiana
Country United States
State Indiana
County Washington County
Township Washington Township
Elevation 866 ft (264 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47167
Area code(s) 812
GNIS feature ID 432116

Canton is an unincorporated community in Washington Township, Washington County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.

History

Canton was laid out and platted in 1838. An old variant name of the community was called Greensburg.

A post office was established at Canton in 1835, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1905.

Geography

Canton is located at Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:mw' not found. at an elevation of 866 feet.


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