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Thayer
Country United States
State Indiana
County Newton
Township Lincoln
Elevation
643 ft (196 m)
ZIP code
46381
FIPS code 18-75518
GNIS feature ID 444661

Thayer is an unincorporated community in Lincoln Township, Newton County, Indiana.

History

Thayer was laid out as a town in 1882. The community was named for a first settler. A post office has been in operation at Thayer since 1881.

Thayer, along with Shelby, Sumava Resorts and other small Kankakee River communities, has historically had to contend with periodic flooding from the river.

Geography

Thayer is located at 41°10′24″N 87°20′01″W / 41.17333°N 87.33361°W / 41.17333; -87.33361.

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