Smithville, Monroe County, Indiana facts for kids

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Smithville, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Smithville's Red Men fraternal lodge building
Smithville's Red Men fraternal lodge building
Country United States
State Indiana
County Monroe
Township Clear Creek
Elevation 732 ft (223 m)
Time zone Eastern
ZIP code 47458
Area code(s) 812
FIPS code 18-70308
GNIS feature ID 452083

Smithville is an unincorporated community in Clear Creek Township, Monroe County, Indiana.

History

Smithville was laid out in 1851 when the New Albany Railroad was extended to that point. The community was named for George Smith, one of the founders. A post office has been in operation at Smithville since 1854.

Geography

Smithville is located at 39°04′16″N 86°30′25″W / 39.07111°N 86.50694°W / 39.07111; -86.50694.


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