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King, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Indiana
County Gibson
Township Patoka
Elevation 466 ft (142 m)
ZIP code 47670
FIPS code 18-39780
GNIS feature ID 437317

King is an unincorporated community in Patoka Township, Gibson County, Indiana, United States. It is also referred to as Kings or as King's Station.

History

King had its start in the early 1850s when the Evansville & Terre Haute Railroad was extended to that point. It was named for John King, a pioneer settler.

A post office was established at King in 1882, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1908.

Geography

King is located at 38°18′15″N 87°34′34″W / 38.30417°N 87.57611°W / 38.30417; -87.57611.


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