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Purcell
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Indiana
County Knox
Township Johnson
Elevation 433 ft (132 m)
ZIP code 47591
FIPS code 18-62370
GNIS feature ID 449714

Purcell is an unincorporated community in Johnson Township, Knox County, Indiana.

History

A post office was established as Purcell's in 1871, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1901. The community was named for Andrew Purcell, the original owner of the town site.

Geography

Purcell is located at 38°35′44″N 87°31′09″W / 38.59556°N 87.51917°W / 38.59556; -87.51917.


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