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Herbst, Indiana
Census-designated place
Country United States
State Indiana
County Grant
Township Franklin
 • Total 1.31 sq mi (3.38 km2)
 • Land 1.31 sq mi (3.38 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 856 ft (261 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 112
 • Density 86/sq mi (33.1/km2)
ZIP code 46953
FIPS code 18-33178
GNIS feature ID 436052

Herbst is an unincorporated census-designated place in Franklin Township, Grant County, Indiana, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 112.


A post office was established at Herbst in 1880, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1962. August H. Herbst served as the first postmaster.


Herbst is located in western Grant County at 40°30′53″N 85°47′14″W / 40.51472°N 85.78722°W / 40.51472; -85.78722. It is 9 miles (14 km) southwest of Marion, the county seat, and 2 miles (3 km) east of Swayzee.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Herbst CDP has an area of 1.31 square miles (3.38 km2), all of it land.

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