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Odell
Unincorporated community
Tippecanoe County's location in Indiana
Tippecanoe County's location in Indiana
Location in Tippecanoe County
Country United States
State Indiana
County Tippecanoe
Township Jackson
Elevation 735 ft (224 m)
ZIP code 47918
GNIS feature ID 440511

Odell is a small unincorporated community in Jackson Township, Tippecanoe County, Indiana.

The community is part of the Lafayette, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

John W. Odell settled the site in 1831, with ownership of the farm later passing to his son, Washington. The location, originally known as Odell's Corners, gained a post office in 1871, which ran until it was discontinued in 1900.

Geography

Odell is located at 40°17'16" North, 87°04'27" West (40.287778, -87.073889) in Jackson Township at the intersection of State Roads 25 and 28. The town has an elevation of 735 feet (224 m).

Odell, Indiana street
Looking south into Odell.

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