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Wawpecong
Former Shell gas station on State Road 18
Former Shell gas station on State Road 18
Country United States
State Indiana
County Miami
Township Clay
Elevation
850 ft (260 m)
ZIP code
46901
FIPS code 18-81584
GNIS feature ID 445571

Wawpecong is an unincorporated community in Clay Township, Miami County, Indiana.

History

Wawpecong (historically spelled Waupecong) was platted in 1849. Wawpecong is a name derived from the Miami-Illinois language meaning "shell-bark hickories". A post office was established at Wawpecong in 1849, and remained in operation until 1907.

Geography

Wawpecong is located at 40°34′42″N 86°02′32″W / 40.57833°N 86.04222°W / 40.57833; -86.04222.

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