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Smithland
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Indiana
County Shelby
Township Hendricks
Elevation 732 ft (223 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 46176
GNIS feature ID 443707

Smithland is an unincorporated community in Hendricks Township, Shelby County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.

History

Smithland was platted in 1851 by Hezekiah Smith, and named for him.

A post office was established at Smithland in 1853, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1901.

Geography

Smithland is located at 39°27′37″N 85°50′48″W / 39.46028°N 85.84667°W / 39.46028; -85.84667.


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