Prescott, Indiana facts for kids

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Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Indiana
County Shelby
Township Shelby
Elevation 840 ft (260 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 46176
GNIS feature ID 441576

Prescott is an unincorporated community in Shelby Township, Shelby County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.


Prescott was laid out in 1867 when the railroad was extended to that point.

A post office was established at Prescott in 1860, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1905.


Prescott is located at 39°28′45″N 85°42′30″W / 39.47917°N 85.70833°W / 39.47917; -85.70833.

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