Bud is an unincorporated community in Union Township, Johnson County, Indiana.
A post office was established at Bud in 1889, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1902. The community was named for a storekeeper's son, Bud Vandivier.
Bud is located at 39°26′49″N 86°10′33″W / 39.44694°N 86.17583°W.
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...and the village was named for Bud Vandivier, son of the first merchant, Madison Vandivier.