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Minshall, Indiana
Parke County's location in Indiana
Parke County's location in Indiana
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Coordinates: 39°40′18″N 87°13′18″W / 39.67167°N 87.22167°W / 39.67167; -87.22167Coordinates: 39°40′18″N 87°13′18″W / 39.67167°N 87.22167°W / 39.67167; -87.22167
Country United States
State Indiana
County Parke
Township Raccoon
Elevation
548 ft (167 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
47832
Area code(s) 765
GNIS feature ID 439274

Minshall (also known as Minchel or Odd) is an unincorporated community in Raccoon Township, Parke County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.

History

A post office called Odd was established in 1884, and remained in operation until 1901. The name Minshall is for local deposits Minshall coal.

Geography

Minshall is located at 39°40′18″N 87°13′18″W / 39.67167°N 87.22167°W / 39.67167; -87.22167 at an elevation of 548 feet.

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