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Santa Fe, Miami County, Indiana facts for kids

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Santa Fe
Country United States
State Indiana
County Miami
Township Butler
784 ft (239 m)
ZIP code
FIPS code 18-68040
GNIS feature ID 443023

Santa Fe is an unincorporated community in Butler Township, Miami County, Indiana. It is located at 40°39′11″N 85°59′10″W / 40.65306°N 85.98611°W / 40.65306; -85.98611.


Santa Fe was laid out in 1848. The community's name probably commemorates the Capture of Santa Fe in the Mexican–American War. A post office was established at Santa Fe in 1849, and remained in operation until 1917. The town is one of likely explanations for the town of same name in Spencer County becoming Santa Claus.

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