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Selvin
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Indiana
County Warrick
Township Pigeon
Elevation 518 ft (158 m)
ZIP code 47523
Area code(s) 812
FIPS code 18-68724
GNIS feature ID 443215

Selvin is an unincorporated community in Pigeon Township, Warrick County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.

History

Selvin was originally called Taylorsville, and under the latter name was laid out and platted in 1839 by George Taylor, and named for him. The post office in the community was first called Polk Patch. This post office was established in 1853, the name was changed to Selvin in 1881, and the post office closed in 1951.

Geography

Selvin is located at 38°12′15″N 87°06′22″W / 38.20417°N 87.10611°W / 38.20417; -87.10611.


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