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Country United States
State Indiana
County Hendricks
Township Liberty
778 ft (237 m)
ZIP code
FIPS code 18-10594
GNIS feature ID 449632

Cartersburg is an unincorporated community in Liberty Township, Hendricks County, Indiana.


Cartersburg had its start in the year 1850 by the building of the railroad through that territory. It was named for its founder, John Carter. Cartersburg contained a post office from 1852 until 1992.


Cartersburg is located at 39°41′55″N 86°27′49″W / 39.69861°N 86.46361°W / 39.69861; -86.46361, between Clayton and Plainfield. It has a community church and has Clayton Fire Rescue. Cartersburg also has a small children's playground.

The Cartersburg Springs (also known as the Magnetic Springs) were located near the town; however, water no longer flows at the site.

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