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Epsom
Unincorporated community
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Country United States
State Indiana
County Daviess
Township Bogard
Elevation 509 ft (155 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47568
Area code(s) 812
GNIS feature ID 434222

Epsom is an unincorporated community in Bogard Township, Daviess County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.

History

The first settlement at Epsom was made about 1815. The community took its name from a nearby well containing water which tasted of epsom salts.

A post office was established at Epsom in 1856, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1905.

Geography

Epsom is located at 38°47′07″N 87°03′47″W / 38.78528°N 87.06306°W / 38.78528; -87.06306.


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