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Collins
Unincorporated community
Whitley County's location in Indiana
Whitley County's location in Indiana
Country United States
State Indiana
County Whitley
Township Smith
Elevation 863 ft (263 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 46725
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.

History

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.

Geography

Collins is located at 41°11′51″N 85°23′12″W / 41.1975°N 85.38667°W / 41.1975; -85.38667.

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