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Chelsea
Town
Country United States
State Indiana
County Jefferson
Township Saluda
Elevation 787 ft (240 m)
ZIP code 47138
FIPS code 18-12250
GNIS feature ID 432440

Chelsea is an unincorporated community in Saluda Township, Jefferson County, Indiana.

Geography

Chelsea is located at 38°39′02″N 85°31′30″W / 38.65056°N 85.525°W / 38.65056; -85.525. It is located on Indiana 62, between New Washington and Hanover.

History

A post office was established at Chelsea in 1883, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1903. The community was likely named directly or indirectly after Chelsea, London.

Chelsea was hit by a tornado on March 2, 2012, in which three people died. A fourth fatality occurred about one mile away in Paynesville.

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