Clark County's location in Indiana
|Elevation||571 ft (174 m)|
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Bennettsville was laid out in 1838. It was likely named for Benedict Nugent, a local businessman. A post office was established at Bennettsville in 1847, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1924.
Bennettsville is located at.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Bennettsville, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10.
- History of the Ohio Falls Cities and Their Counties: Precincts of Jefferson County, Ky. General histories of Clark and Floyd counties, Ind. New Albany and Floyd County. Clark County and Jeffersonville. L. A. Williams & Company. 1882. p. 330.
- Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 65. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3.
Supposedly the name was formed from the Christian name of the first merchant, Benjamin Nugent.
- "Clark County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 30 August 2014.
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