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East Oolitic
Country United States
State Indiana
County Lawrence
Township Shawswick
Elevation
528 ft (161 m)
ZIP code
47421
FIPS code 18-19936
GNIS feature ID 450880

East Oolitic is an unincorporated community in Shawswick Township, Lawrence County, Indiana.

History

East Oolitic was originally called Spien Kopj, in commemoration of the Battle of Spion Kop in the Second Boer War. East Oooltic was platted in 1900. Oolite is a type of limestone found in the area.

Geography

East Oolitic, Indiana is located at 38°53′56″N 86°30′43″W / 38.89889°N 86.51194°W / 38.89889; -86.51194 / 38.89889°N 86.51194°W / 38.89889; -86.51194, in Lawrence County approximately two miles north of Bedford, and one half mile east of Oolitic.

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