Needham is an unincorporated community in Needham Township, Johnson County, Indiana.
Needham was platted in 1866 by Noah Needham.
The post office was established as Needhams Station. The Needhams Station post office opened in 1866, and was officially renamed Needham in 1882.
Needham is located at 39°31′48″N 85°58′16″W / 39.53000°N 85.97111°W.
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