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New Alsace
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Coordinates: 39°14′02″N 85°00′11″W / 39.23389°N 85.00306°W / 39.23389; -85.00306Coordinates: 39°14′02″N 85°00′11″W / 39.23389°N 85.00306°W / 39.23389; -85.00306
Country United States
State Indiana
County Dearborn
Township Kelso
Elevation
955 ft (291 m)
ZIP code
47041
FIPS code 18-52380
GNIS feature ID 440015

New Alsace is an unincorporated community in Kelso Township, Dearborn County, Indiana.

History

New Alsace was laid out in 1838. It was named after Alsace, in France.

A post office was established at New Alsace in 1845, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1904.

Geography

New Alsace is located at 39°14′02″N 85°00′11″W / 39.23389°N 85.00306°W / 39.23389; -85.00306.

Notable people

  • Joe Benz, Major League Baseball pitcher
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