Mount Auburn, Shelby County, Indiana facts for kids

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Mount Auburn
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Indiana
County Shelby
Township Jackson
Elevation 820 ft (250 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 46124
FIPS code 18-51300
GNIS feature ID 439520

Mount Auburn is an unincorporated community in Jackson Township, Shelby County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.

History

Mount Auburn was laid out and platted in 1837. An old variant name of the community was called Black Hawk.

A post office was established under the name Black Hawk in 1838, was renamed to Mount Auburn in 1844, and operated until it was discontinued in 1905.

Mount Auburn once contained a high school which was in operation by at least 1884 and was discontinued at an unknown date.

Geography

Mount Auburn is located at 39°23′33″N 85°53′37″W / 39.3925°N 85.89361°W / 39.3925; -85.89361, at the geographical center of Jackson Township, twelve miles southwest of Shelbyville, and five miles northeast of Edinburgh in Johnson County.


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