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Coalmont, Indiana
Country United States
State Indiana
County Clay
Township Lewis
Area
 • Total 1.5 sq mi (3.9 km2)
 • Land 1.5 sq mi (3.9 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
630 ft (190 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 402
 • Density 268/sq mi (103.4/km2)
ZIP code
47438
FIPS code 18-14032
GNIS feature ID 432712

Coalmont is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Lewis Township, Clay County, Indiana, United States. It is part of the Terre Haute Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 402.

History

A post office was established at Coalmont in 1901. Deposits of coal in the area caused the name to be selected.

Geography

Coalmont is located in southwestern Clay County at 39°11′36″N 87°13′52″W / 39.19333°N 87.23111°W / 39.19333; -87.23111. Its western border is the Sullivan County line. Indiana State Road 159 runs north-south through the center of the community, and IN 48 forms the southern edge of the CDP. Shakamak State Park is directly to the south. Jasonville is 3.4 miles (5.5 km) to the southeast on routes 159 and 48, and Hymera is 4 miles (6 km) to the west on IN 48.

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