Old Pekin, Indiana

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Old Pekin, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Washington County's location in Indiana
Washington County's location in Indiana
Old Pekin is located in Washington County, Indiana
Old Pekin
Old Pekin
Old Pekin's location in Washington County
Coordinates: 38°29′50″N 86°00′12″W / 38.49722°N 86.00333°W / 38.49722; -86.00333Coordinates: 38°29′50″N 86°00′12″W / 38.49722°N 86.00333°W / 38.49722; -86.00333
Country United States
State Indiana
County Washington
Township Polk
Elevation[1] 738 ft (225 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47165
Area code(s) 812, 930
GNIS feature ID 449044

Old Pekin (also referred to as Pekin and Pekin Station) is an unincorporated community in Polk Township, Washington County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]

The community is the site of Eastern High School.

History[edit]

Pekin is known for having the nation's longest running consecutive Fourth of July celebration.[3]

Geography[edit]

Old Pekin is located just southeast of the larger incorporated town of New Pekin, at 38°29′50″N 86°00′12″W / 38.49722°N 86.00333°W / 38.49722; -86.00333.

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