Clarksburg, Indiana

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Census-designated place
Clarksburg is located in Indiana
Coordinates: 39°26′00″N 85°20′52″W / 39.43333°N 85.34778°W / 39.43333; -85.34778Coordinates: 39°26′00″N 85°20′52″W / 39.43333°N 85.34778°W / 39.43333; -85.34778
Country United States
State Indiana
County Decatur
Township Fugit
Elevation 1,056 ft (322 m)
ZIP code 47240
FIPS code 18-12880[1]
GNIS feature ID 432573[2]

Clarksburg is an unincorporated census-designated place in Fugit Township, Decatur County, Indiana.


Clarksburg was laid out in 1832. It was named for its founder, Woodson Clark.[3]

The Clarksburg post office was established in 1835, but the name of the post office was officially spelled Clarksburgh until 1893.[4]


Clarksburg is located at 39°26′00″N 85°20′52″W / 39.43333°N 85.34778°W / 39.43333; -85.34778.


  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Clarksburg, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  3. ^ Harding, Lewis Albert (1915). History of Decatur County, Indiana: Its People, Industries and Institutions. B.F. Bowen. p. 129. 
  4. ^ "Decatur County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 31 August 2014.