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Coal Creek, Indiana
Fountain County's location in Indiana
Fountain County's location in Indiana
Coal Creek, Indiana is located in Fountain County, Indiana
Coal Creek, Indiana
Coal Creek, Indiana
Location in Fountain County, Indiana
Country United States
State Indiana
County Fountain
Township Wabash
633 ft (193 m)
ZIP code
FIPS code 18-13996
GNIS feature ID 432703

Coal Creek is an unincorporated community in Wabash Township, Fountain County, Indiana, originally established as "Headley's Mills." According to Records of the U.S. Post Office Department, the name was changed by postmaster Samuel I. Snoddy to "Snoddy's Mills" on 24 October 1864, then changed again by postmaster John D. Orahood to "Coal Creek" on 11 July 1888.

The namesake body of water Coal Creek was so named from deposits of coal along its banks.


Coal Creek is located at 40°02′11″N 87°22′50″W / 40.03639°N 87.38056°W / 40.03639; -87.38056.

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