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Markland
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Indiana
County Switzerland
Township York
Elevation 463 ft (141 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47043
Area code(s) 812
GNIS feature ID 438623

Markland is an unincorporated community in York Township, Switzerland County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.

The nearby Markland Locks and Dam on the Ohio River takes its name from the community.

History

Markland was laid out in 1874 by Charles Markland and named for him.

A post office was established at Markland in 1873, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1944.

Geography

Markland is located at 38°46′55″N 84°59′12″W / 38.78194°N 84.98667°W / 38.78194; -84.98667.

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