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Manson
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Indiana
County Clinton
Township Perry
Founded 1874
Named for Mahlon Manson
Elevation 860 ft (260 m)
ZIP code 46041
FIPS code 18-46494
GNIS feature ID 438535

Manson is an unincorporated community in Perry Township, Clinton County, Indiana. The town is named for Mahlon Dickerson Manson, a general in the American Civil War and Lieutenant Governor of Indiana.

History

Manson was laid out June 30, 1874, by Lucinda Clark, David Clark and Rebecca Clark. The New Lights had a small church in Manson in the early 20th century.

Geography

Manson is located at 40°14′24″N 86°35′25″W / 40.24°N 86.59028°W / 40.24; -86.59028.


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