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Emporia
Country United States
State Indiana
County Madison
Township Adams
Elevation
925 ft (282 m)
ZIP code
46056
FIPS code 18-21160
GNIS feature ID 434191

Emporia is an unincorporated community in Adams Township, Madison County, Indiana.

Geography

Emporia is located at 40°00′16″N 85°38′02″W / 40.00444°N 85.63389°W / 40.00444; -85.63389, at the intersection of State Road 109 and U.S. Route 36. Large grain elevators operated by Kokomo Grain Co. are the community's most prominent landmark.

History

Emporia was founded in 1891 when the railroad was extended to that point. A post office was established at Emporia in 1892, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1907.

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