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New Trenton, Indiana
Country United States
State Indiana
County Franklin
Township Whitewater
Area
 • Total 0.4 sq mi (1.1 km2)
 • Land 0.4 sq mi (1.1 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
614 ft (187 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 252
ZIP code
47035 [1]
FIPS code 18-53712
GNIS feature ID 440117

New Trenton is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Whitewater Township, Franklin County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 252. Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office with a ZIP code of 47035.

History

New Trenton was laid out in 1816. The community was named after Trenton, New Jersey, the native home of a share of the first settlers. The New Trenton post office was established in 1817.

Geography

New Trenton is located in southeastern Franklin County at 39°18′34″N 84°54′02″W / 39.30944°N 84.90056°W / 39.30944; -84.90056, in the valley of the Whitewater River, a southeasterly-flowing tributary of the Great Miami River. U.S. Route 52 passes through the community, leading northwest (upriver) 11 miles (18 km) to Brookville and southeast (downriver) 6.5 miles (10.5 km) to Harrison, Ohio.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the New Trenton CDP has an area of 0.44 square miles (1.14 km2), all land.

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