Hartford, Ohio County, Indiana

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Old Hartford before the flood

Hartford is an unincorporated community in Union Township, Ohio County, Indiana, in the United States.[1]

Ohio County courthouse in Rising Sun
Ohio County courthouse in Rising Sun
Country United States
State Indiana
County Ohio
Township Union
 • Mayor Jim Boes
Population (2010)
 • Total 20
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47040
Area code(s) 812


Hartford was laid out about 1817.[3] In its peak years, Hartford was a point on the stagecoach route from Madison to Aurora.[4] Before the flood of 1937 there were 4 mills. And a general store opened up in 1978 and closed in the midd 80's.


Rock Pile Paint Ball Field est. 1997.[citation needed]


Up to its north borders Laughtery Creek.


Coordinates: 38°59′35″N 84°57′25″W / 38.99306°N 84.95694°W / 38.99306; -84.95694