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Chase
Unincorporated community
Grain elevators along the railroad in Chase.
Grain elevators along the railroad in Chase.
Benton County's location in Indiana
Benton County's location in Indiana
Country United States
State Indiana
County Benton
Township Grant
Elevation 741 ft (226 m)
Population (2008)
 • Total 10
ZIP code 47921
GNIS feature ID 432433

Chase is an unincorporated community in Grant Township, Benton County, Indiana, United States. Though virtually extinct, Chase still persists on state and county maps and retains a single business in the form of grain elevators operated by Boswell Chase Grain, Inc. A few miles away is the Kamp Motor Speedway.

History

A post office was established at Chase in 1873, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1918. The community was named for Simon P. Chase.

Geography

Chase is located at Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:mw' not found. in Grant Township, and sits on a low rise surrounded on the north, south and west by Mud Pine Creek. Indiana State Road 352 and the Kankakee, Beaverville and Southern Railroad both go west through the town.


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