Kent, Jefferson County, Indiana

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census-designated place
Kent is located in Indiana
Coordinates: 38°44′16″N 85°32′24″W / 38.73778°N 85.54000°W / 38.73778; -85.54000Coordinates: 38°44′16″N 85°32′24″W / 38.73778°N 85.54000°W / 38.73778; -85.54000
Country United States
State Indiana
County Jefferson
Township Republican
Elevation 712 ft (217 m)
ZIP code 47250
FIPS code 18-39510[1]
GNIS feature ID 437251[2]

Kent is an unincorporated census-designated place in Republican Township, Jefferson County, Indiana.

The town was described as follows in an 1889 history: "KENT, Republican township, is in section thirty-two, town V north, range VI east. Was platted by James Blankinship, April 9th, 1853, and formerly called Ramsey’s Mills post office. There are three good stores, two churches, a good school-house, a large flour mill, two doctors’ offices, a blacksmith shop and post-office. The population is about 350. It is a nice clean, tidy-looking little place. It is eight miles west of Madison."


Kent is located at 38°44′16″N 85°32′24″W / 38.73778°N 85.54000°W / 38.73778; -85.54000.


  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Kent, Jefferson County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 

Gresham, John M. & Co., 1889. Biographical & Historical Souvenir for the Counties of Clark, Crawford, Harrison, Floyd, Jefferson, Jennings, Scott and Washington.