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Harris City
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Indiana
County Decatur
Township Sand Creek
Elevation 820 ft (250 m)
ZIP code 47240
FIPS code 18-31594
GNIS feature ID 435781

Harris City is an unincorporated community in Sand Creek Township, Decatur County, Indiana.

History

Harris City was named for B. B. Harris, who owned a large blue limestone quarry which was in the 19th century the center of the town's industry.

Harris City contained a post office between 1874 and 1898; the post office was called Harris in its final years.

Geography

Harris City is located at 39°16′53″N 85°31′38″W / 39.28139°N 85.52722°W / 39.28139; -85.52722.


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