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Montmorenci, Indiana
Montmorenci's grain elevators silhouetted at dusk
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Location of Montmorenci in Tippecanoe County, Indiana.
Location of Montmorenci in Tippecanoe County, Indiana.
Country United States
State Indiana
County Tippecanoe
Township Shelby
Area
 • Total 1.59 sq mi (4.13 km2)
 • Land 1.59 sq mi (4.12 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation
699 ft (213 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 173
 • Density 108.74/sq mi (41.99/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
47906
Area code(s) 765
GNIS feature ID 439370, 2583460

Montmorenci is an unincorporated census-designated place in Shelby Township, Tippecanoe County, Indiana. Older maps sometimes spell the name Montmorency or Montmorencie.

It is part of the Lafayette, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

An old variant name of the community was called Bringham's Grove.

A post office was established under the name Bringham's Grove in 1846, and was renamed to Montmorenci in 1853. It is still currently in operation.

Geography

Montmorenci is located at 40°28'28" North, 87°01'46" West (40.474444, -87.029444) in Shelby Township, at the intersection of U.S. Routes 52 and 231. It has an elevation of 699 feet.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2020 173
U.S. Decennial Census

Education

Even though Montmorenci is in Tippecanoe County, all public education is provided by the Benton Community School Corporation from neighboring Benton County. Students attend Otterbein Elementary in grades K-6, then move on to Benton Central Jr./Sr. High School in grades 7-12.

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