East Oolitic, Indiana

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East Oolitic
Unincorporated community
East Oolitic is located in Indiana
East Oolitic
East Oolitic
East Oolitic is located in the US
East Oolitic
East Oolitic
Coordinates: 38°53′56″N 86°30′43″W / 38.89889°N 86.51194°W / 38.89889; -86.51194Coordinates: 38°53′56″N 86°30′43″W / 38.89889°N 86.51194°W / 38.89889; -86.51194
Country United States
State Indiana
County Lawrence
Township Shawswick
Elevation 528 ft (161 m)
ZIP code 47421
FIPS code 18-19936[1]
GNIS feature ID 450880[2]

East Oolitic is an unincorporated community in Shawswick Township, Lawrence County, Indiana.

History[edit]

East Oolitic was originally called Spien Kopj, in commemoration of the Battle of Spion Kop in the Second Boer War.[3] East Oooltic was platted in 1900.[4] Oolite is a type of limestone found in the area.[5]

Geography[edit]

East Oolitic, Indiana is located at 38°53′56″N 86°30′43″W / 38.89889°N 86.51194°W / 38.89889; -86.51194 / 38.89889°N 86.51194°W / 38.89889; -86.51194, in Lawrence County approximately two miles north of Bedford, and one half mile east of Oolitic.

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