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Peabody
Unincorporated community
Whitley County's location in Indiana
Whitley County's location in Indiana
Location of Peabody in Whitley County
Country United States
State Indiana
County Whitley
Township Washington
Elevation 830 ft (250 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 46725
FIPS code 18-58536
GNIS feature ID 440953

Peabody is an unincorporated community in Washington Township, Whitley County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.

History

Peabody was named after James Peabody, a local businessman.

A post office was established at Peabody in 1883, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1923.

Geography

Peabody is located at 41°05′07″N 85°29′22″W / 41.08528°N 85.48944°W / 41.08528; -85.48944.

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