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Walnut
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Indiana
County Marshall
Township Walnut
Elevation 850 ft (260 m)
ZIP code 46501
FIPS code 18-79802
GNIS feature ID 445403

Walnut is an unincorporated community in Walnut Township, Marshall County, Indiana.

History

Walnut was originally called Fredericksburg, and under the latter name was laid out and platted in 1866. When the railroad was built through the settlement in 1868, it was renamed Walnut, after Walnut Township. A post office was established as Walnut in 1869, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1906.

Geography

Walnut is located at 41°10′34″N 86°12′43″W / 41.17611°N 86.21194°W / 41.17611; -86.21194.

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