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Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Indiana
County Ripley
Township Adams
Elevation 1,020 ft (310 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47041
Area code(s) 812
GNIS feature ID 443903

Spades is an unincorporated community in Adams Township, Ripley County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.


Spades was laid out in 1855. The community's name honors Jacob Spade, a first settler. An early variant name of the community was Spades Depot.

A post office was established as Spade's Depot in 1855, the name was shortened to Spades in 1883, and the post office closed in 1950.


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