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New Marion
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Indiana
County Ripley
Township Shelby
Elevation 919 ft (280 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47023
Area code(s) 812
FIPS code 18-53226
GNIS feature ID 440083

New Marion is an unincorporated community in Shelby Township, Ripley County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.

History

New Marion was laid out in 1832. The community's name most likely honors Francis Marion. A post office was established at New Marion in 1833, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1949.

Geography

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