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Vigo County's location in Indiana
Vigo County's location in Indiana
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Vigo County
Township Fayette Township
139 m (456 ft)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 812
GNIS feature ID 452218

Harrison is an unincorporated community in southeastern Fayette Township, Vigo County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.

It is part of the Terre Haute metropolitan area.


Harrison was platted August 4, 1837, by Ann Potts, on the west side of the river from Fort Harrison, a military outpost in the region built in 1811 by General William Henry Harrison.


Harrison is located at 39°31′43″N 87°25′20″W / 39.52861°N 87.42222°W / 39.52861; -87.42222 at an elevation of 456 feet.

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