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Glezen, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Indiana
County Pike
Township Patoka
Elevation 449 ft (137 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47567
Area code(s) 812
GNIS feature ID 435127

Glezen is an unincorporated community in Patoka Township, Pike County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.

History

An old variant name of the community was called Hosmer. Hosmer was laid out in 1854 by Stephen R. Hosmer. A post office was established under the name Hosmer in 1870, the name was changed to Glezen in 1883, and the post office closed in 1965. The present name is for the Glezen (or Glezon) family of settlers.

Geography

Glezen is located at 38°24′59″N 87°18′04″W / 38.41639°N 87.30111°W / 38.41639; -87.30111.


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