Old Pekin, Indiana facts for kids

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Old Pekin
Unincorporated community
Washington County's location in Indiana
Washington County's location in Indiana
Old Pekin's location in Washington County
Country United States
State Indiana
County Washington
Township Polk
Elevation 735 ft (224 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47165
Area code(s) 812
GNIS feature ID 449044

Old Pekin (also referred to as Pekin and Pekin Station) is an unincorporated community in Polk Township, Washington County, Indiana, United States, just southeast of the larger incorporated town of New Pekin. It is the site of Eastern High School.

History

Pekin is known for having the nation's longest running consecutive Fourth of July celebration.


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