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Highbank Town, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Indiana
County Pike
Township Jefferson
Elevation 443 ft (135 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47564
Area code(s) 812
GNIS feature ID 452178

Highbank Town is an unincorporated community in Jefferson Township, Pike County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.

History

Formerly known simply as High Banks, the community was so named for its location on a river bluff. A post office called High Banks was established in 1819, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1859. The community was laid out in 1837.

Geography

Highbank Town is located at 38°30′52″N 87°09′01″W / 38.51444°N 87.15028°W / 38.51444; -87.15028.

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