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Petroleum
Unincorporated community
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Wells County's location in Indiana
Wells County's location in Indiana
Location of Petroleum in Wells County
Country United States
State Indiana
County Wells
Township Nottingham
Elevation 860 ft (260 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 46759
FIPS code 18-59418
GNIS feature ID 441064

Petroleum is an unincorporated community in Nottingham Township, Wells County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.

History

"Petroleum" was so named because it was laid out in an oil field.

The Petroleum post office has been in operation since 1894.

Geography

Petroleum is located at 40°36′41″N 85°09′03″W / 40.61139°N 85.15083°W / 40.61139; -85.15083.


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