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Dunn
extinct town
Benton County's location in Indiana
Benton County's location in Indiana
Country United States
State Indiana
County Benton
Township Hickory Grove
Elevation 797 ft (243 m)
ZIP code 47944
FIPS code 18-19108
GNIS feature ID 433791

Dunn is an extinct town in Hickory Grove Township, Benton County, Indiana, United States. Named for Capt. James Dunn, it stands about one and a half miles east of Dunnington. In the 1920s it had two general stores, a grain elevator and about half a dozen residences. The post office at Dunn was established in 1907 and discontinued in 1913.

Geography

Dunn, Indiana railroad
Looking north along the overgrown rail line.

Dunn is located at 40°33′50″N 87°27′50″W / 40.56389°N 87.46389°W / 40.56389; -87.46389 along Benton County Road 300 South, on the border of Parish Grove Township and Hickory Grove Township. A defunct and overgrown rail line runs north and south through the settlement.

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