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Gings
Country United States
State Indiana
County Rush
Township Union
Elevation
1,001 ft (305 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
46173
GNIS feature ID 435089

Gings is an unincorporated community in Union Township, Rush County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.

History

Gings was platted in 1870, and named for its founder, Michael Ging. An old variant name of the community was called Star.

A post office was established under the name Star in 1853, was renamed Gings in 1890 and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1905.

Geography

Gings is located at 39°40′13″N 85°22′14″W / 39.67028°N 85.37056°W / 39.67028; -85.37056.

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