|Elevation||958 ft (292 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||433280|
Dabney was originally called Poston, and under the latter name was laid out in 1855.
A post office was established under the name Poston in 1856, was renamed to Dabney in 1897, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1934.
Dabney is located along a railroad line 2.5 miles (4.0 km) northeast of Holton.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2017-03-05.
- "Dabney, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2017-03-05.
- Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 108. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3.
The village was laid out on May 16, 1855, and named Poston...
- "Ripley County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved March 5, 2017.
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