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Florence, Indiana
The post office in Florence
The post office in Florence
Location of Florence in Switzerland County, Indiana.
Location of Florence in Switzerland County, Indiana.
Country United States
State Indiana
County Switzerland
Township York
 • Total 0.15 sq mi (0.39 km2)
 • Land 0.14 sq mi (0.35 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.04 km2)
476 ft (145 m)
 • Total 60
 • Density 444.44/sq mi (171.68/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 812, 930
FIPS code 18-23728
GNIS feature ID 434612

Florence is an unincorporated census-designated place in York Township, Switzerland County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. The Belterra Casino Resort & Spa is located just outside town.


The community was laid out in 1817 under the name New York. A post office was established under this name in 1827, and was renamed to Florence in 1847. The post office is still currently operating.


Florence is located at 38°47′03″N 84°55′28″W / 38.78417°N 84.92444°W / 38.78417; -84.92444.


The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Florence has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2020 60
U.S. Decennial Census
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