kids encyclopedia robot

Depauw, Indiana facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Depauw, Indiana
Post Office
Post Office
Harrison County's Location In Indiana
Harrison County's Location In Indiana
Depauw, Indiana is located in Harrison County, Indiana
Depauw, Indiana
Depauw, Indiana
Location in Harrison County, Indiana
Country United States
State Indiana
County Harrison
Township Blue River, Spencer
 • Total 1.58 sq mi (4.10 km2)
653.96 ft (199.33 m)
 • Estimate 
Time zone UTC-4:00 (EDT)
ZIP code
FIPS code 18-17794
GNIS feature ID 433484

Depauw is an unincorporated community in Blue River Township and Spencer Township, Harrison County, Indiana. Marengo Cave in Marengo, IN is only a 7-mile (11 km) drive from Depauw. To the North of Depauw is Fredericksburg, IN, to the east is Ramsey, IN, to the south is Frenchtown, IN, and to the west is Miltown, IN. Depauw is home Gurtz Auto Salvage — the largest junkyard in Harrison County, Indiana. As many as 2,000 cars have been scrapped in Gurtz Auto Salvage in the past. Depauw also has Hillview Farm, Satterfeild's Old Fashioned Grocery, United States Postal Service, and 3D Valley Farm Store. The population of Depauw is unknown because Depauw did not take part in any recent U.S. Census therefore the population has to be estimated. The approximate population of Depauw for 2020 is 120 and it is slowly decreasing.


Depauw was platted in 1884. According to one source, the community may be named for Washington C. DePauw.

Depauw, Indiana
Photo from Small Town Indiana photo survey.


Depauw is located at 38°20′06″N 86°13′03″W / 38.33500°N 86.21750°W / 38.33500; -86.21750.

Images for kids

kids search engine
Depauw, Indiana Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.