Montmorenci, Indiana facts for kids

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Montmorenci
Census-designated place
Montmorenci's grain elevators silhouetted at dusk
Montmorenci's grain elevators silhouetted at dusk
Tippecanoe County's location in Indiana
Tippecanoe County's location in Indiana
Country United States
State Indiana
County Tippecanoe
Township Shelby
Elevation 699 ft (213 m)
ZIP code 47962
GNIS feature ID 439370

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.

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