Kurtz is an unincorporated community in Owen Township, Jackson County, Indiana.
The Kurtz post office was established in 1890. The community was named in honor of a railroad engineer.
Kurtz is located at 38°57′38″N 86°12′12″W / 38.96056°N 86.20333°W.
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- ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 188. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3.
...and named for an engineer named Kurtz who assisted in building the railroad...