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Farmers, Indiana
Country United States
State Indiana
County Owen
Township Franklin
Elevation
591 ft (180 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
47427
Area code(s) 812, 930
GNIS feature ID 434398

Farmers is an unincorporated community in the southwest corner of Franklin Township, Owen County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. It lies just south of US Highway 231 at the intersection of 650 West, which is a community about twelve miles south of the city of Spencer, the county seat of Owen County. Its elevation is 591 feet (180 m), and it is located at 39°10′31″N 86°53′30″W / 39.17528°N 86.89167°W / 39.17528; -86.89167 (39.1753222 -86.8916741). This community is also known as Farmers Station.

History

A post office was established as Farmers Station in 1869, renamed Farmers in 1882, and remained in operation until 1931. Farmer was the surname of a town merchant.

Geography

Political districts

  • State House District 46
  • State Senate District 39
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