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Crete
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Indiana
County Randolph
Township Greensfork
Elevation 1,188 ft (362 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47355
FIPS code 18-15904
GNIS feature ID 433126

Crete is a small unincorporated community in Greensfork Township, Randolph County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.

History

A post office was established at Crete in 1882, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1918. The community may have been named after the pet name of Lucretia, a local young woman.

Geography

Crete is located at 40°02′36″N 84°51′42″W / 40.04333°N 84.86167°W / 40.04333; -84.86167, about 3 miles (5 km) east of the town of Lynn.


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