Shepardsville, Indiana facts for kids

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Shepardsville, Indiana
Census-designated place
Vigo County's location in Indiana
Vigo County's location in Indiana
Country United States
State Indiana
County Vigo
Township Fayette
Elevation 502 ft (153 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47880
Area code(s) 812
GNIS feature ID 443357

Shepardsville is an unincorporated census-designated place in northeastern Fayette Township, Vigo County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. It lies along Trinity Ave. north of the city of Terre Haute, the county seat of Vigo County. Its elevation is 502 feet (153 m), and it is located at 39°36′3″N 87°25′3″W / 39.60083°N 87.4175°W / 39.60083; -87.4175 (39.6008700, -87.4175194). Although Shepardsville is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 47880.

The community is part of the Terre Haute metropolitan area.


The Shepardsville post office has been in operation since 1823.

Fire Protection

Though Fayette Township has a fire protection district, (New Goshen) Fire protection for the town of Shepardsville is still handled by the Shepardsville Fire Department. The Department is currently run by: Fire Chief Jeff VanLannen & Asst. Chief Cory Stamper.

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