|Named for||Robert Otwell Brown|
|Elevation||499 ft (152 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||440760|
Otwell was originally called Pieceville, and under the latter name was laid out in 1855. The name was changed to Otwell in 1864 by a popular petition of its residents. The name Otwell is derived from the middle name of Robert Otwell Brown, the son of an early settler.
A post office has been in operation at Otwell since 1864.
Otwell is located at. Otwell sits along Indiana State Road 257 and is approximately 1 mile from Indiana State Road 56.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Otwell, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2017-02-26.
- History of Pike and Dubois Counties, Indiana. Goodspeed Brothers. p. 356. ISBN 978-5-87521-222-2.
- Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 254. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3.
...Robert Otwell Brown, son of Dr. Perry Brown, who laid out the village.
- "Pike County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved February 26, 2017.
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