Portersville, Indiana facts for kids

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Unincorporated community
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Country United States
State Indiana
County Dubois
Township Boone
Elevation 472 ft (144 m)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47546
Area code(s) 812
FIPS code 18-61200
GNIS feature ID 441469

Portersville is an unincorporated community in Boone Township, Dubois County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.


Portersville was established in about 1818. It is reportedly the oldest town in Dubois County, and was selected as the county seat of Dubois County before it was changed to Jasper. A post office was established at Portersville in 1821, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1909.


Portersville is located at 38°29′58″N 86°58′42″W / 38.49944°N 86.97833°W / 38.49944; -86.97833.

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