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Siberia
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Indiana
County Perry
Township Clark
Elevation 577 ft (176 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 47515
Area code(s) 812
GNIS feature ID 451460

Siberia is an unincorporated community in Clark Township, Perry County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.

History

Siberia was platted in 1869. According to legend, the town was originally going to be named Sabaria, after the place where Saint Martin of Tours was born. However, a Post Office Department employee designated the new community as Siberia, and the name stuck.

A post office was established at Siberia in 1883, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1983.

Geography

Siberia is located at 38°14′17″N 86°44′01″W / 38.23806°N 86.73361°W / 38.23806; -86.73361.


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