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Malden
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Porter County
Township Morgan Township
Elevation
216 m (709 ft)
ZIP code
46383
GNIS feature ID 0438498

Malden is an unincorporated community in Morgan Township, Porter County, Indiana, USA. The town is locally well known for its Labor Day parade, usually having a large turn-out despite the town's small size.

History

Malden was platted in 1909. The community was named after Malden, Massachusetts. Malden once contained a post office under the name Liberty View. This post office operated from 1910 until 1913.

Geography

Malden is located at 41°22′34″N 87°01′37″W / 41.37611°N 87.02694°W / 41.37611; -87.02694 at an elevation of 709 feet.

Malden is a small unincorporated community with a bar, the Malden Oasis, and New Hope Missionary Church. Across the street is a grain elevator, the Co-op. In between the bar and the church lies a street which has houses on it. By that street there is a historical school house that is still visible from Highway Forty-Nine.

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