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Houses on the Frances Slocum Trail at Jalapa
|• Total||3.2 sq mi (8.2 km2)|
|• Land||3.2 sq mi (8.2 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||814 ft (248 m)|
|• Density||54/sq mi (20.8/km2)|
|GNIS feature ID||436915|
Jalapa is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Pleasant Township, Grant County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 171. The site of the Battle of the Mississinewa, fought during the War of 1812, is nearby.
The first post office in Jalapa, called "Dallas", operated from 1848 until 1849. The post office was renamed "Jalapa" in 1849, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1900. The community was named after Jalapa, in Mexico.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Jalapa CDP has an area of 3.2 square miles (8.2 km2), all of it land.
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