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Poe
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Indiana
County Allen County
Township Marion
Elevation 794 ft (242 m)

Poe is an unincorporated community in Marion Township, Allen County, Indiana. It was originally known as Williamsport.

History

Poe was first named Williamsport, in honor of landowner William Essig, but it was afterwards changed because the U.S. postal authorities refused to accept that name, there being another post office in the state with a similar name.

Geography

Poe is located at 40°56′09″N 85°05′13″W / 40.93583°N 85.08694°W / 40.93583; -85.08694.


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