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Cross Plains
Country United States
State Indiana
County Ripley
Township Brown
Elevation
961 ft (293 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
47017
Area code(s) 812
FIPS code 18-16030
GNIS feature ID 449643

Cross Plains is an unincorporated community in Brown Township, Ripley County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.

History

Cross Plains was founded in 1826 and was named for the fact two roads meet at the town site. A post office has been in operation at Cross Plains since 1826.

Geography

Cross Plains is located at 38°56′38″N 85°12′17″W / 38.94389°N 85.20472°W / 38.94389; -85.20472.

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