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Country United States
State Indiana
County Dubois
Township Hall
"Where Faith & Community Unite" 1843
Founded by Fr. Joseph Kundek
Named for Bishop Célestine René Laurent Guynemer de la Hailandière
Pope St. Celestine V
594 ft (181 m)
 • Total 250
Time zone UTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 812
FIPS code 18-11134
GNIS feature ID 432294

Celestine is an unincorporated community in Hall Township, Dubois County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.

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.


Celestine is located at 38°23′05″N 86°46′45″W / 38.38472°N 86.77917°W / 38.38472; -86.77917.


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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