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The corner of Orchard and Monroe.
Location of Stockwell in Tippecanoe County, Indiana.
|• Total||2.47 sq mi (6.40 km2)|
|• Land||2.47 sq mi (6.40 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||771 ft (235 m)|
|• Density||199.92/sq mi (77.19/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||444184|
Stockwell, originally named Lauramie, is a census-designated place in Lauramie Township, Tippecanoe County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. It was once a stop along the Indianapolis, Cincinnati and Lafayette Railroad, but the rail line has since been removed.
An old variant name of the community was called Bakers Corner.
A post office was established under the name Bakers Corner in 1853, and was renamed to Stockwell in 1859. It is still currently in operation.
Stockwell is located at 40°17′10″ N, 86°46′16″ W (40.286111, -86.771111) at an elevation of 776 feet. The town sits near a bend in Lauramie Creek in Lauramie Township, less than two miles west of U.S. Route 52. Stockwell had a population of 545 at the 2010 census.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
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