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Mier, Indiana
Census-designated place
Country United States
State Indiana
County Grant
Township Richland
Area
 • Total 0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
 • Land 0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 820 ft (250 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 78
 • Density 326/sq mi (125.9/km2)
FIPS code 18-49212
GNIS feature ID 439130

Mier is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Richland Township, Grant County, Indiana, in the United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 78.

History

The community was named after Ciudad Mier, in Mexico. A post office was established at Mier in 1849, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1928.

Geography

Mier is located in northwestern Grant County, crossed by State Roads 13, 18, and 19. State Road 18 leads east 3 miles (5 km) to Sweetser and west 2.5 miles (4.0 km) to Converse, while State Road 13 leads north 6.5 miles (10.5 km) to Somerset and south 4.5 miles (7.2 km) to Swayzee. State Road 19 follows State Road 13 south from Mier and State Road 18 west from it. Marion, the Grant County seat, is 9 miles (14 km) to the east via State Road 18.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Mier CDP has an area of 0.23 square miles (0.6 km2), all of it land.


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