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Lyford
Parke County's location in Indiana
Parke County's location in Indiana
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Parke County
Township Florida Township
Elevation
165 m (541 ft)
ZIP code
47874
GNIS feature ID 438424

Lyford, also called Williamson, is an unincorporated community in western Florida Township, Parke County, Indiana, United States. The town was formerly the site of Lyford School.

History

Lyford was founded in 1892, and named in honor of W. H. Lyford, a railroad official. The Lyford post office was discontinued in 1912.

Geography

Lyford is located at 39°39′00″N 87°22′15″W / 39.65°N 87.37083°W / 39.65; -87.37083 at an elevation of 541 feet.

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