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Popcorn
Popcorn Christian Church
Popcorn Christian Church
Country United States
State Indiana
County Lawrence
Township Perry
Elevation
650 ft (200 m)
ZIP code
47462
FIPS code 18-61056
GNIS feature ID 451354

Popcorn is an unincorporated community in Perry Township, Lawrence County, Indiana.

Popcorn, Indiana
Photo from Small Town Indiana photo survey.

History

Popcorn took its name from Popcorn Creek. A local legend states a visitor from out of town compared the size of local farmers' corn to "popcorn" compared to their own.

A post office called Popcorn was established in 1891, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1905.

Geography

Popcorn is located at 38°58′33″N 86°39′25″W / 38.97583°N 86.65694°W / 38.97583; -86.65694.

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