Kent is an unincorporated census-designated place in Republican Township, Jefferson County, Indiana.
Kent was platted in 1853. It was named for James Kent, a New York jurist.  The Kent post office was discontinued in 1965.
Kent is located at 38°44′16″N 85°32′24″W / 38.73778°N 85.54000°W.
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The village was platted...on April 9, 1853.
- ^ "Jefferson County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 8 November 2014.