Manson is an unincorporated community in Perry Township, Clinton County, Indiana. The town is named for Mahlon Dickerson Manson, a general in the American Civil War and Lieutenant Governor of Indiana.
Manson was laid out June 30, 1874, by Lucinda Clark, David Clark and Rebecca Clark. The New Lights had a small church in Manson in the early 20th century.
Manson is located at 40°14′24″N 86°35′25″W / 40.24000°N 86.59028°W.
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