Kent is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Republican Township, Jefferson County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 70. 
History [ edit ]
platted in 1853. It was named for  James Kent, a New York jurist. The Kent post office was discontinued in 1965.  
Geography [ edit ]
Kent is located in western Jefferson County at
, in the northeast part of Republican Township. 38°44′16″N 85°32′24″W / 38.73778°N 85.54000°W Indiana State Road 256 passes through the community, leading east 8 miles (13 km) to Madison, the county seat, and west 14 miles (23 km) to Austin.
According to the
U.S. Census Bureau, the Kent CDP has an area of 0.10 square miles (0.27 km 2), all of it recorded as land. The community sits on the east side of Little Creek, a north-flowing tributary of Big Creek, a major northwest-flowing tributary of the Muscatatuck River, which is part of the White River watershed.
References [ edit ]
^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Kent CDP, Indiana". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau . Retrieved . May 17, 2018
^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau . Retrieved . 2008-01-31
^ "Kent, Jefferson County, Indiana". . Geographic Names Information System United States Geological Survey . Retrieved . 2009-10-17
^ . Chicago Printing Company. 1889. p. 202. Biographical and Historical Souvenir for the Counties of Clark, Crawford, Harrison, Floyd, Jefferson, Jennings, Scott, and Washington, Indiana
^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). . Indiana University Press. p. 183. From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. The village was platted...on April 9, 1853.
^ "Jefferson County". Jim Forte Postal History . Retrieved . 8 November 2014