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Canton, Indiana
Washington County's location in Indiana
Washington County's location in Indiana
Country United States
State Indiana
County Washington
Township Washington
Elevation
869 ft (265 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
47167
Area code(s) 812, 930
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 38°37′26″N 86°02′05″W / 38.62389°N 86.03472°W / 38.62389; -86.03472 at an elevation of 866 feet.

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