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Southwest, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Indiana
County Elkhart
Township Harrison
Elevation 856 ft (261 m)
ZIP code 46526
FIPS code 18-71594
GNIS feature ID 443890

Southwest is an unincorporated community in Harrison Township, Elkhart County, Indiana.


A post office opened in Southwest in 1854, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1901. Southwest lies southwest of the county seat, hence the name.

In 1905, Southwest contained a general store, a brick schoolhouse, three churches, and a dozen families.


Southwest is located at 41°32′12″N 85°56′38″W / 41.53667°N 85.94389°W / 41.53667; -85.94389.

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