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Sims, Indiana
Location of Sims in Grant County, Indiana.
Location of Sims in Grant County, Indiana.
Sims, Indiana is located in Indiana
Sims, Indiana
Sims, Indiana
Location in Indiana
Sims, Indiana is located in the United States
Sims, Indiana
Sims, Indiana
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Indiana
County Grant
Township Sims
 • Total 1.00 sq mi (2.58 km2)
 • Land 1.00 sq mi (2.58 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
860 ft (260 m)
 • Total 164
 • Density 164.33/sq mi (63.46/km2)
ZIP code
FIPS code 18-69894
GNIS feature ID 443539

Sims is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Sims Township, Grant County, Indiana. In 2010 it had a population of 156.


The community took its name from Sims Township. A post office was established at Sims in 1881, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1992.


Sims is located at 40°29′59″N 85°51′19″W / 40.49972°N 85.85528°W / 40.49972; -85.85528 near the western border of Grant County. It is 2 miles (3 km) west of Swayzee and 13 miles (21 km) southwest of Marion, the county seat. A rail line operated by the Central Railroad Company of Indianapolis passes along the north side of town.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Sims CDP has a total area of 1.0 square mile (2.6 km2), all of it land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2020 164
U.S. Decennial Census

See also

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