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For the unincorporated community in Union County, see Charlottesville, Union County, Indiana.
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Charlottesville
Charlottesville Friends Church
Charlottesville Friends Church
Country United States
State Indiana
Counties Hancock, Rush
Townships Jackson (H), Ripley (R)
Elevation
942 ft (287 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
46117
FIPS code 18-12196
GNIS feature ID 432430

Charlottesville is an unincorporated community in Hancock and Rush counties in the U.S. state of Indiana. The Hancock County portion is in Jackson Township, while the Rush County portion is in Ripley Township.

History

Charlottesville was laid out and platted in 1830. The community's name most likely was a transfer from Charlottesville, Virginia. It was for a time incorporated as a town, from 1867.

The Charlottesville post office has been in operation since 1831.

Geography

Charlottesville is located at 39°47′25″N 85°36′46″W / 39.79028°N 85.61278°W / 39.79028; -85.61278.

Transportation

Major Roads

U.S. Route 40

I-70

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