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Vigo County's location in Indiana
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|Elevation||630 ft (192 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|Area code(s)||812, 930|
|GNIS feature ID||442999|
Sandford is an unincorporated community in Fayette Township, Vigo County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. The community is part of the Terre Haute Metropolitan Statistical Area. A small portion of Sandford, now known as West Sandford or “Stringtown”, is in Illinois.
Sandford was established in 1854 at the state line between Illinois and Indiana. With the building of the Indianapolis & St. Louis Railroad, it became an important town in the area. In 1890 it had a population of approximately 250.
A post office was established at Sandford in 1855, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1995.
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