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Jamestown, Elkhart County,
Country United States
State Indiana
County Elkhart
Township Baugo
778 ft (237 m)
ZIP code
FIPS code 18-37710
GNIS feature ID 436932

Jamestown (also known as Jimtown) is an unincorporated community in Baugo Township, Elkhart County, Indiana.


Jamestown was officially established as a village in 1835, a few years after eight families formed a settlement at the location, which was near a Potawatomi community. It was named for its founder, James Davis.


Jamestown is located at 41°38′08″N 86°01′22″W / 41.63556°N 86.02278°W / 41.63556; -86.02278. Jamestown is traversed by Baugo Creek, and borders the Saint Joseph river to the north.

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