Celestine, Indiana facts for kids
|"Where Faith & Community Unite"||1843|
|Founded by||Fr. Joseph Kundek|
|Named for||Bishop Célestine René Laurent Guynemer de la Hailandière
Pope St. Celestine V
|Elevation||594 ft (181 m)|
|Time zone||EST (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||432294|
In 2008, the estimated population of Celestine was 250. The community is home to a Roman Catholic church.
Celestine was platted in 1843. It was named for Rt. Rev. Celestine Rene Lawrence De La Hailandiere, second bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Vincennes, Indiana. The Celestine post office was established in 1851.
On February 28, 2011, a tornado touched down and damaged two homes and a double-wide trailer, the National Weather Service stated.
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The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Celestine has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.
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