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Speed
Unincorporated community
Clark County's location in Indiana
Clark County's location in Indiana
Country United States
State Indiana
County Clark
Township Silver Creek
Elevation 472 ft (144 m)
Time zone Eastern Standard Time
ZIP code 47172
Area code(s) 812
FIPS code 18-71810
GNIS feature ID 443928

Speed is an unincorporated community in Silver Creek Township, Clark County, Indiana, United States. It used to be known as Petersburg.

History

A post office was established at Speed in 1922, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1963. The community was named for W. S. Speed, a local industrialist.

Geography

Speed is located at 38°24′44″N 85°45′09″W / 38.41222°N 85.7525°W / 38.41222; -85.7525.


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