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Rapture
Country United States
State Indiana
County Posey
Township Center
Elevation
436 ft (133 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 812, 930
GNIS feature ID 441777

Rapture is an unincorporated community in Posey County, Indiana, United States. Rapture is located on Indiana State Road 68, between Poseyville and New Harmony.

The community was originally called "White's Settlement", and is one of the oldest communities in Posey County. It was laid out in 1838 by John Cox, and became known as "Winfield", and also "Bugtown". The present name of Rapture may have come from a local horse. Cox Creek runs through the community.

CNN reported in 2011 that just one person lives in Rapture, where they own a home, rental property and airplane hangar. The airplane landing strip is known as "Bugtown Airport".

Rapture was the setting for Terence Faherty's 1999 novel The Ordained.

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