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Whitley County's location in Indiana
Whitley County's location in Indiana
Country United States
State Indiana
County Whitley
Township Smith
863 ft (263 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
FIPS code 18-14518
GNIS feature ID 432790

Collins is an unincorporated community in Smith Township, Whitley County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. It is commonly referred to as a 'ghost town', however this is untrue; Collins just has a very low population and contains an abandoned school.


Collins was named after James Collins, a railroad official.

A post office was established at Collins in 1872, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1913.


Collins is located at 41°11′51″N 85°23′12″W / 41.19750°N 85.38667°W / 41.19750; -85.38667.

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