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Center, Indiana
Country United States
State Indiana
County Howard
Township Taylor
Elevation
846 ft (258 m)
ZIP code
46902
FIPS code 18-11404
GNIS feature ID 449634

Center (originally called Tampico) is an unincorporated community in Taylor Township, Howard County, Indiana, United States. Center is a suburb of Kokomo and is a part of the Kokomo, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

Center was laid out in 1852. It was originally named Tampico, after the Mexican port, but because there is another Tampico in Jackson County it was renamed Centre (later Center) for its central location in the county.

Geography

Center is located at 40°26′04″N 86°03′38″W / 40.43444°N 86.06056°W / 40.43444; -86.06056.

Education

Center is served by the Taylor Community Schools Corporation.[1] Taylor High School competes in the Mid-Indiana Conference (MIC) for athletics.

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