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Mahon
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Indiana
County Huntington
Township Jackson
Elevation 758 ft (231 m)
ZIP code 46750
FIPS code 18-46224
GNIS feature ID 438478

Mahon is an unincorporated community in Jackson Township, Huntington County, Indiana.

History

Mahon was laid out and platted in 1853, not long after the Wabash and Erie Canal was extended to that point. It was named for its founder, Archibald Mahon.

A post office was established at Mahon in 1853, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1867.

Geography

Mahon is located at 40°56′19″N 85°22′50″W / 40.93861°N 85.38056°W / 40.93861; -85.38056.


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