Hanfield is an unincorporated community in Washington Township, Grant County, Indiana.
A post office was established at Hanfield in 1881, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1929. Hanfield is likely a conjoin of the surnames Hancock and Garfield.
Hanfield is located at 40°36′16″N 85°34′49″W / 40.60444°N 85.58028°W.
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...a compromise between advocates of the names Garfield and Hancock.