Summit is an unincorporated community in Smithfield Township, DeKalb County, Indiana.
A post office was established at Summit in 1871, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1908. Summit was named for its lofty elevation.
Summit is located at 41°30′47″N 85°01′34″W / 41.51306°N 85.02611°W.
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...so named because the site is the highest elevation along a road here.