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Raleigh, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Indiana
County Rush
Township Washington
Elevation 1,010 ft (310 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 46173
GNIS feature ID 441751

Raleigh is an unincorporated community in Washington Township, Rush County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.

History

Raleigh was platted in 1847. The community's name comes from Raleigh, North Carolina.

A post office was established at Raleigh in 1847, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1902.

Geography

Raleigh is located at 39°44′38″N 85°21′50″W / 39.74389°N 85.36389°W / 39.74389; -85.36389.

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