Pierceville, Indiana facts for kids

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Pierceville
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Indiana
County Ripley
Township Franklin
Elevation 1,014 ft (309 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47031
Area code(s) 812
FIPS code 18-59616
GNIS feature ID 441112

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

History

Pierceville was laid out in 1860. The community's name honors the Pierce family of settlers. A post office was established at Pierceville in 1854, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1976.

Geography

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