Westphalia, Indiana

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Unincorporated community
Westphalia is located in Indiana
Coordinates: 38°51′46″N 87°13′32″W / 38.86278°N 87.22556°W / 38.86278; -87.22556Coordinates: 38°51′46″N 87°13′32″W / 38.86278°N 87.22556°W / 38.86278; -87.22556
Country United States
State Indiana
County Knox
Township Vigo
Named for Westphalia
Elevation[1] 466 ft (142 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 202
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47596
FIPS code 18-83204[2]
GNIS feature ID 445855

Westphalia is an unincorporated community in Vigo Township, Knox County, Indiana.


Westphalia was laid out in 1881, and it was originally built up chiefly by Germans. It was named after the region of Westphalia, in Germany.[3] The Westphalia post office was established in 1881.[4]


Westphalia is located at 38°51′46″N 87°13′32″W / 38.86278°N 87.22556°W / 38.86278; -87.22556.


  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ History of Knox and Daviess County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present. Goodspeed. 1886. p. 272. 
  4. ^ "Knox County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 25 November 2014.