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Monitor
Tippecanoe County's location in Indiana
Tippecanoe County's location in Indiana
Country United States
State Indiana
County Tippecanoe
Township Perry
Elevation
591 ft (180 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
47905
Area code(s) 765
GNIS feature ID 439326

Monitor is a small unincorporated community in Perry Township, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, now almost virtually extinct.

History

The town's original name was Cynthyana.

A post office was established at Monitor in 1864, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1902.

The former Monitor schoolhouse was used as a drug addiction treatment facility until 2007. In 2010 it was set on fire in an arson incident.

Geography

Monitor is located at 40°25'11" North, 86°45'24" West (40.419722, -86.756667) and has an elevation of approximately 589 feet.

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