Saint Magdalen, Indiana facts for kids

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Saint Magdalen
Ghost town
Country United States
State Indiana
County Ripley
Township Shelby
Elevation 896 ft (273 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47250
Area code(s) 812
GNIS feature ID 452197

Saint Magdalen was a former town in Shelby Township, Ripley County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. The GNIS classifies it as a populated place.

History

A post office opened under the name Saint Magdalen in 1871, and remained in operation until 1905. The community was named after Mary Magdalene.

Geography

Saint Magdalen was located within the present-day boundaries of Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge, at Missing latitude in Module:Coordinates.formatTest()
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