Peoria, Franklin County, Indiana facts for kids

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Peoria, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Indiana
County Franklin
Township Springfield
Elevation 1,004 ft (306 m)
ZIP code 47012
FIPS code 18-58842
GNIS feature ID 441010

Peoria is an unincorporated community in Springfield Township, Franklin County, Indiana.

History

Peoria was named after the Peoria tribe. A post office was established at Peoria in 1850, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1907.

Peoria once had the Ingleside Institute academy and a normal school.

Geography

Peoria is located on the state line.

Peoria is located at 39°26′00″N 84°49′02″W / 39.4333333°N 84.81722°W / 39.4333333; -84.81722.


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