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Celestine
Unincorporated community
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
Elevation 594 ft (181 m)
Population (2008)
 • Total 250
  estimation
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47521
Area code(s) 812
FIPS code 18-11134
GNIS feature ID 432294
Website http://www.celestineindiana.com/

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.

History

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.

Geography

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Climate

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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