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Jerome
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Indiana
County Howard
Township Union
Elevation 860 ft (260 m)
ZIP code 46936
FIPS code 18-38484
GNIS feature ID 436996

Jerome is an unincorporated community in Union Township, Howard County, Indiana, United States. It is part of the Kokomo, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

Jerome is named after the son of its first settler, Hampton Brown. Jerome Brown later served as a county commissioner. Jerome was once incorporated as a town, in 1877.

Geography

Jerome is located at 40°27′19″N 85°55′51″W / 40.45528°N 85.93083°W / 40.45528; -85.93083.

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