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Hillisburg
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Indiana
County Clinton
Township Johnson
Named for John E. Hillis
Elevation 919 ft (280 m)
ZIP code 46041
FIPS code 18-33826
GNIS feature ID 449669

Hillisburg is an unincorporated community in Johnson Township, Clinton County, Indiana.

History

Hillisburg was laid out in 1874 by John Etherton Hillis (1840-1904), a local businessman and financier, and by 1886 had two general stores, two drug stores, a blacksmith shop, a saw mill, a grist mill and a grain elevator. In the early 1900s it was also home to the Hillisburg Bank, two churches (Christian and Methodist Episcopalian) and Masonic Lodge #550.

The Hillisburg post office was discontinued in 1992.

Geography

Hillisburg is located at 40°17′11″N 86°20′21″W / 40.28639°N 86.33917°W / 40.28639; -86.33917.


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