Penntown, Indiana facts for kids

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Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Indiana
County Ripley
Township Adams
Elevation 991 ft (302 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47041
Area code(s) 812
GNIS feature ID 441001

Penntown is an unincorporated community in Adams Township, Ripley County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.


Penntown was originally called Pennsylvaniaburg, and under the latter name was laid out in 1837. The community was named after Pennsylvania, the native state of a share of the early settlers.


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