Marshfield, Scott County, Indiana

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Marshfield
Unincorporated community
Marshfield is located in Indiana
Marshfield
Marshfield
Marshfield is located in the US
Marshfield
Marshfield
Coordinates: 38°42′33″N 85°46′54″W / 38.70917°N 85.78167°W / 38.70917; -85.78167Coordinates: 38°42′33″N 85°46′54″W / 38.70917°N 85.78167°W / 38.70917; -85.78167
Country United States
State Indiana
County Scott
Township Vienna
Elevation[1] 538 ft (164 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47170
GNIS feature ID 452180

Marshfield is an extinct town in Vienna Township, Scott County, in the U.S. state of Indiana, about three miles northwest of Scottsburg. The GNIS classifies it as a populated place.[2]

History[edit]

Marshfield functioned as a water stop on the Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad. It was the site of the third train robbery in American history in 1868 by the Reno Gang of nearby Jackson County. An Indiana historical marker marks the location of the robbery.[3]

Geography[edit]

Marshfield is located at 38°42′33″N 85°46′54″W / 38.70917°N 85.78167°W / 38.70917; -85.78167.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-07-06. 
  2. ^ "Marshfield, Scott County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2017-01-16. 
  3. ^ "MARSHFIELD TRAIN ROBBERY". Indiana Historical Bureau. Retrieved 4 December 2015.