Otisco, Indiana facts for kids

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Otisco
Unincorporated community
Clark County's location in Indiana
Clark County's location in Indiana
Location in Clark County
Country United States
State Indiana
County Clark
Township Oregon
Elevation 673 ft (205 m)
ZIP code 47163
FIPS code 18-57222
GNIS feature ID 440733

Otisco is an unincorporated community in Charlestown Township, Clark County, Indiana.

History

Otisco was laid out in 1854 when the railroad was extended to that point. According to one source, the name might be borrowed from New York's Otisco Lake.

The Otisco post office was established in 1870.

Geography

Otisco is located at 38°32′32″N 85°40′02″W / 38.54222°N 85.66722°W / 38.54222; -85.66722 along Indiana State Road 3 in the northern corner of Charlestown Township. The northern fringe of the town extends into neighboring Oregon Township.


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