Clarksburg, Indiana

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Clarksburg, Indiana
Census-designated place
Clarksburg is located in Indiana
Clarksburg
Clarksburg
Coordinates: 39°26′00″N 85°20′52″W / 39.43333°N 85.34778°W / 39.43333; -85.34778Coordinates: 39°26′00″N 85°20′52″W / 39.43333°N 85.34778°W / 39.43333; -85.34778
Country United States
State Indiana
County Decatur
Township Fugit
Elevation 1,056 ft (322 m)
ZIP code 47240
FIPS code 18-12880[1]
GNIS feature ID 432573[2]

Clarksburg is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Fugit Township, Decatur County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population of Clarksburg was 149.[3]

History[edit]

Clarksburg was laid out in 1832. It was named for its founder, Woodson Clark.[4]

The Clarksburg post office was established in 1835, but the name of the post office was officially spelled Clarksburgh until 1893.[5]

Geography[edit]

Clarksburg is located in northeastern Decatur County at 39°26′00″N 85°20′52″W / 39.43333°N 85.34778°W / 39.43333; -85.34778. It is 12 miles (19 km) northeast of Greensburg, the county seat.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Clarksburg CDP has an area of 0.48 square miles (1.24 km2), all land.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Clarksburg, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Clarksburg CDP, Indiana". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved October 26, 2015. 
  4. ^ Harding, Lewis Albert (1915). History of Decatur County, Indiana: Its People, Industries and Institutions. B.F. Bowen. p. 129. 
  5. ^ "Decatur County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 31 August 2014.