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Country United States
State Indiana
County Clay
Township Van Buren
682 ft (208 m)
ZIP code
FIPS code 18-10234
GNIS feature ID 432127

Cardonia is an unincorporated community in Van Buren Township, Clay County, Indiana. It is part of the Terre Haute Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Cardonia was founded in the year 1871 as a coal mining town. It was named for John F. Card, a mining official. A post office was established in Cardonia in 1879, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1909.


Cardonia is located at 39°33′42″N 87°06′28″W / 39.56167°N 87.10778°W / 39.56167; -87.10778.

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