Pettysville, Indiana facts for kids

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Pettysville
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Indiana
County Miami
Township Richland
Elevation 738 ft (225 m)
ZIP code 46926
FIPS code 18-59440
GNIS feature ID 441069

Pettysville is an unincorporated community in Richland Township, Miami County, Indiana.

History

Pettysville was named for storekeeper Daniel Petty, who platted the community in 1872 when the Vandalia Railroad was extended to that point. A post office was established at Pettysville in 1875, and remained in operation until 1917.

Geography

Pettysville is on the Eel River, in the eastern part of Richland Township. Pettysville is located at 40°52′53″N 85°58′54″W / 40.88139°N 85.98167°W / 40.88139; -85.98167.


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