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Rural
Country United States
State Indiana
County Randolph
Township Washington
Elevation
1,175 ft (358 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
47394
GNIS feature ID 442395

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

History

Rural was originally called Wood Station, and under the latter name was founded in about 1870 when the railroad was extended to that point. A post office was established under the name Rural in 1874, and it remained in operation until 1907.

Geography

Rural is located at 40°06′24″N 84°57′58″W / 40.10667°N 84.96611°W / 40.10667; -84.96611.

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