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Johnson, Indiana
Unincorporated community
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Country United States
State Indiana
County Gibson
Township Montgomery
Elevation 430 ft (131 m)
ZIP code 47665
GNIS feature ID 0437029

Johnson is an unincorporated town in Montgomery Township, Gibson County, Indiana, United States. It should not be confused with Johnson County, Indiana which is in a different location and named for a different figure.

History

A post office was established at Johnson in 1914, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1930. The community was named for Mr. Johnson, a railroad official. The original site was just one of many villages for the Native American tribe of Piankeshaw.

Geography

Johnson is located at 38°16′40″N 087°44′45″W / 38.27778°N 87.74583°W / 38.27778; -87.74583 at an elevation of 430 feet.


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