Depauw, Indiana facts for kids
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Harrison County's Location In Indiana
|Township||Blue River, Spencer|
|• Total||1.58 sq mi (4.10 km2)|
|Elevation||653.96 ft (199.33 m)|
| • Estimate
|Time zone||UTC-4:00 (EDT)|
|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.
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