Otwell, Indiana facts for kids
|Named for||Robert Otwell Brown|
|Elevation||499 ft (152 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||440760|
Otwell was originally called Pieceville, and under the latter name was laid out in 1855. The name was changed to Otwell in 1864 by a popular petition of its residents. The name Otwell is derived from the middle name of Robert Otwell Brown, the son of an early settler.
A post office has been in operation at Otwell since 1864.
Otwell is located at. Otwell sits along Indiana State Road 257 and is approximately 1 mile from Indiana State Road 56.
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