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Westphalia
Unincorporated community
West Phalia, Indiana.jpg
Country United States
State Indiana
County Knox
Township Vigo
Named for Westphalia
Elevation 466 ft (142 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 202
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47596
FIPS code 18-83204
GNIS feature ID 445855

Westphalia is an unincorporated community in Vigo Township, Knox County, Indiana.

History

Westphalia was laid out in 1881, and it was originally built up chiefly by Germans. It was named after the region of Westphalia, in Germany. The Westphalia post office was established in 1881.

Geography

Westphalia is located at 38°51′46″N 87°13′32″W / 38.86278°N 87.22556°W / 38.86278; -87.22556.


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