Balhinch, Indiana

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Balhinch
Unincorporated community
Offield Creek in Balhinch
Offield Creek in Balhinch
Balhinch is located in Montgomery County, Indiana
Balhinch
Balhinch
Location in Montgomery County
Coordinates: 39°59′40″N 86°59′14″W / 39.99444°N 86.98722°W / 39.99444; -86.98722Coordinates: 39°59′40″N 86°59′14″W / 39.99444°N 86.98722°W / 39.99444; -86.98722
Country United States
State Indiana
County Montgomery
Township Union
Settled February 1821
Area
 • Total 2 sq mi (5 km2)
Elevation 620 ft (190 m)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP Code 47933
Area code(s) 765

Balhinch is two-mile-square Unincorporated community in Union Township, Montgomery County, Indiana, United States. Balhinch includes Rattlesnake Canyon and Weir Cemetery.

History[edit]

The Balhinch area was originally settled by William Offield in February 1821, five miles southwest of Crawfordsville in Section 21 in an area with two streams — Sugar Creek and Offield's Creek. A monument to William Offield stands near Offield's Creek.

It was formally platted in the 1920s and the boundaries legally defined.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Riggs, Constance Kakavecos (1976). Montgomery County Remembers. Crawfordsville, Ind.: Montgomery County Historical Society. pp. 43–50.