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Freeport
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Indiana
County Shelby
Township Hanover
Elevation 810 ft (250 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 46161
GNIS feature ID 434821

Freeport is an unincorporated community in Hanover Township, Shelby County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.

History

Freeport was platted in 1836. The community was so named for its status as a shipping point. A post office was established at Freeport in 1837, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1902.

Geography

Freeport is located at 39°39′31″N 85°43′33″W / 39.65861°N 85.72583°W / 39.65861; -85.72583.

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