Maxwell is an unincorporated community in Center Township, Hancock County, Indiana.
Maxwell was laid out and platted in 1881. Maxwell was the name of a railroad employee. The Maxwell post office was established in 1882.
Maxwell is located at 39°51′27″N 85°46′12″W / 39.85750°N 85.77000°W.
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...Maxwell in honor of a man involved in building the railroad through here.
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