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Romney
Unincorporated community
Post office at the corner of Main and High streets.
Post office at the corner of Main and High streets.
Tippecanoe County's location in Indiana
Tippecanoe County's location in Indiana
Country United States
State Indiana
County Tippecanoe
Township Randolph
Elevation 735 ft (224 m)
ZIP code 47981
GNIS feature ID 442271

Romney is an unincorporated community in Randolph Township, Tippecanoe County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.

It has a well known equestrian facility, Foxton Farm, that was once used for fox hunting, but now houses the equestrian program at Purdue University and stables the polo ponies of the Purdue Polo Club.

The community is part of the Lafayette, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

Originally named Columbia, Romney received its present name from the community of Romney, West Virginia.

The Romney post office has been in operation since 1842.

Geography

Romney is located at 40°15'5" North, 86°54'13" West (40.251426, -86.903618) in Randolph Township, at an elevation of 738 feet.


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