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Clarksburg, Indiana
Census-designated place
Country United States
State Indiana
County Decatur
Township Fugit
Elevation 1,056 ft (322 m)
ZIP code 47240
FIPS code 18-12880
GNIS feature ID 432573

Clarksburg is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Fugit Township, Decatur County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population of Clarksburg was 149.

History

Clarksburg was laid out in 1832. It was named for its founder, Woodson Clark.

The Clarksburg post office was established in 1835, but the name of the post office was officially spelled Clarksburgh until 1893.

Geography

Clarksburg is located in northeastern Decatur County at 39°26′00″N 85°20′52″W / 39.4333333°N 85.34778°W / 39.4333333; -85.34778. It is 12 miles (19 km) northeast of Greensburg, the county seat.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Clarksburg CDP has an area of 0.48 square miles (1.24 km2), all land.


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