New Goshen, Indiana facts for kids
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Former school on Rangeline Place
Vigo County's location in Indiana
|Elevation||643 ft (196 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||440049|
New Goshen was platted and laid out May 17, 1853, by Hamilton Smith, William Ferguson, George Smith and John Hay. As of 1890 the population was approximately 180. Future U.S. Senator Birch Bayh was a resident and graduated from New Goshen High; New Goshen High closed in 1959 and was consolidated into today's West Vigo High School.
The New Goshen post office has been in operation since 1851.
New Goshen is located atat an elevation of 643 feet.
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