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Murray
Unincorporated community
Wells County's location in Indiana
Wells County's location in Indiana
Country United States
State Indiana
County Wells
Township Lancaster
Elevation 807 ft (246 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 46714
FIPS code 18-51966
GNIS feature ID 439894

Murray is an unincorporated community in Lancaster Township, Wells County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.

History

An old variant name of the community was called New Lancaster.

A post office was established at Murray in 1837, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1902.

On February 29, 1996, Murray was inadvertently strafed by a military aircraft, though no injuries resulted.

Geography

Murray is located at 40°47′31″N 85°12′03″W / 40.79194°N 85.20083°W / 40.79194; -85.20083.

The community is located on State Highway 116.


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