Coal City, Indiana

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Coal City, Indiana
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Coal City is located in Indiana
Coal City
Coal City
Coal City is located in the United States
Coal City
Coal City
Coordinates: 39°13′49″N 87°02′45″W / 39.23028°N 87.04583°W / 39.23028; -87.04583Coordinates: 39°13′49″N 87°02′45″W / 39.23028°N 87.04583°W / 39.23028; -87.04583
CountryUnited States
Elevation653 ft (199 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)812, 930
GNIS feature ID432702

Coal City is a small unincorporated community located in Jefferson Township, Owen County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]

The town consists of only a grocery/restaurant, and a post office.


Coal City was platted in 1875, and named for the local coal industry.[3] A post office has been in operation at Coal City since 1877.[4]

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  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2017-04-29.
  2. ^ "Coal City, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved July 19, 2017.
  3. ^ Blanchard, Charles (1884). Counties of Clay and Owen, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. F.A. Battey & Company. p. 730.
  4. ^ "Owen County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 21 September 2015.