Ellsworth, Indiana facts for kids
|Elevation||535 ft (163 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||450890|
The community was made extinct when the Patoka Reservoir was built in 1978. It now currently lies underwater beneath the lake.
Ellsworth was platted in 1885. It is named for James M. Ellis, a landowner.
A post office was established at Ellsworth in 1878, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1916.
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Even though Ellsworth no longer exists, it is still cited by the USGS.
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