Harrison, Vigo County, Indiana facts for kids

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Harrison
Unincorporated community
Vigo County's location in Indiana
Vigo County's location in Indiana
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Vigo County
Township Fayette Township
Elevation 139 m (456 ft)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47885
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.

History

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.

Geography

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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