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Chelsea, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Chelsea, Indiana is located in Indiana
Chelsea, Indiana
Chelsea, Indiana
Location in Indiana
Chelsea, Indiana is located in the United States
Chelsea, Indiana
Chelsea, Indiana
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Indiana
County Jefferson
Township Saluda
787 ft (240 m)
ZIP code
FIPS code 18-12250
GNIS feature ID 432440

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


Chelsea is located at 38°39′02″N 85°31′30″W / 38.65056°N 85.52500°W / 38.65056; -85.52500. It is located on Indiana 62, between New Washington and Hanover.


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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