Colburn, Indiana facts for kids
Looking east toward Colburn along County Road 700 North
Tippecanoe County's location in Indiana
|Founder||Jacob H. Chapman|
|Elevation||662 ft (202 m)|
|Time zone||EST (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||432745|
It is part of the Lafayette, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Colburn was originally called Chapmanville.
A post office was established at Colburn in 1860, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1988.
Colburn is located at 40°31'07" North, 86°42'51" West (40.518611, -86.714167) in Washington Township, at an elevation of 662 feet. Nearby communities include Lafayette (12 miles southwest), Delphi (6 miles north), Buck Creek (4 miles south) and Americus (3.5 miles west).
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