Blue Lick is an unincorporated community in Monroe Township, Clark County, Indiana.
A post office was established at Blue Lick in 1837, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1905.
The community took its name from Blue Lick Creek. The creek was named for the blue slate in the riverbed. Blue Lick has been noted for its unusual place name.
Blue Lick is located at 38°30′30″N 85°48′17″W / 38.50833°N 85.80472°W.
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...named for nearby Blue Lick Creek...
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