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Waldron
Country United States
State Indiana
County Shelby
Township Liberty
Elevation
823 ft (251 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
46182
FIPS code 18-79568
GNIS feature ID 445366

Waldron is an unincorporated community in Liberty Township, Shelby County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.

History

Waldron was originally called Stroupville, and under the latter name was laid out in 1854 by George Stroup, and named for him. The residents were later unsatisfied with the original name, and petitioned to have it changed to Waldron. The first post office in the community was called Conns Creek. The post office was established in 1832, and was renamed to Waldron in 1876, where it is still operating.

Geography

Waldron is located at 39°27′13″N 85°40′01″W / 39.45361°N 85.66694°W / 39.45361; -85.66694.

Climate

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Waldron has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.

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