Murray, Indiana

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Murray
Unincorporated community
Wells County's location in Indiana
Wells County's location in Indiana
Murray is located in Wells County, Indiana
Murray
Murray
Location of Murray in Wells County
Coordinates: 40°47′31″N 85°12′03″W / 40.79194°N 85.20083°W / 40.79194; -85.20083Coordinates: 40°47′31″N 85°12′03″W / 40.79194°N 85.20083°W / 40.79194; -85.20083
Country United States
State Indiana
County Wells
Township Lancaster
Elevation[1] 807 ft (246 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 46714
FIPS code 18-51966[2]
GNIS feature ID 439894

Murray is an unincorporated community in Lancaster Township, Wells County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[3]

History[edit]

An old variant name of the community was called New Lancaster.[4]

A post office was established at Murray in 1837, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1902.[5]

On February 29, 1996, Murray was inadvertently strafed by a military aircraft, though no injuries resulted.[citation needed]

Geography[edit]

Murray is located at 40°47′31″N 85°12′03″W / 40.79194°N 85.20083°W / 40.79194; -85.20083.

The community is located on State Highway 116.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-07-07. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Murray, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  4. ^ "Profile for Murray, IN". ePodunk. Retrieved July 7, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Wells County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved July 7, 2016. 

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