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Stone Head, Indiana
The namesake stone head
The namesake stone head
Brown County's location in Indiana
Brown County's location in Indiana
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Coordinates: 39°07′48″N 86°09′32″W / 39.13000°N 86.15889°W / 39.13000; -86.15889Coordinates: 39°07′48″N 86°09′32″W / 39.13000°N 86.15889°W / 39.13000; -86.15889
Country United States
State Indiana
County Brown
Township Van Buren
Elevation
584 ft (178 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
47201
Area code(s) 812 & 930
FIPS code 18-73448
GNIS feature ID 444206

Stone Head is an unincorporated community in Van Buren Township, Brown County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.

Stonehead, Indiana
Stone Head, Indiana

History

Stone Head was named after the historic 1851 mile marker sculpture in the shape of a head. Stone Head contained a post office from 1890 until 1891.

Kissing the stone head is said to bring good luck.

The Thomas A. Hendricks House and Stone Head Road Marker was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.

Geography

Stone Head is located at 39°07′48″N 86°09′32″W / 39.13000°N 86.15889°W / 39.13000; -86.15889.

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