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Cuzco
Country United States
State Indiana
County Dubois
Township Columbia
Elevation
531 ft (162 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
47432
Area code(s) 812
FIPS code 18-16498
GNIS feature ID 450826

Cuzco (pronounced: KUZ-co) is an unincorporated community in Columbia Township, Dubois County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.

History

Cuzco was platted in 1905 by William H. Nicholson. It was named after Cusco, in Peru. A post office was established at Cuzco in 1902, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1955.

Civil War historian Gilbert R. Tredway was reared in Cuzco during the 1920s and 1930s.

Geography

Cuzco is located at 38°28′30″N 86°43′22″W / 38.475°N 86.72278°W / 38.475; -86.72278.

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