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Pontiac
Country United States
State Indiana
County Clay
Township Van Buren
Elevation
689 ft (210 m)
ZIP code
47837
FIPS code 18-61038
GNIS feature ID 441432

Pontiac is an unincorporated community in Van Buren Township, Clay County, Indiana. It is part of the Terre Haute Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

Pontiac was laid out in 1871 in anticipation of the railroad being built through it. It was named after Chief Pontiac.

Geography

Pontiac is located at 39°35′25″N 87°07′07″W / 39.59028°N 87.11861°W / 39.59028; -87.11861.

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