Sedalia, Indiana

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Sedalia
Unincorporated community
Grain elevator in Sedalia
Grain elevator in Sedalia
Sedalia is located in Clinton County, Indiana
Sedalia
Sedalia
Coordinates: 40°24′56″N 86°30′53″W / 40.41556°N 86.51472°W / 40.41556; -86.51472Coordinates: 40°24′56″N 86°30′53″W / 40.41556°N 86.51472°W / 40.41556; -86.51472
Country United States
State Indiana
County Clinton
Township Owen
Elevation[1] 781 ft (238 m)
ZIP code 46067
FIPS code 18-68598[2]
GNIS feature ID 443192

Sedalia is an unincorporated community in Owen Township, Clinton County, Indiana, United States.

History[edit]

Sedalia was platted March 31, 1873 by James A. Campbell and Jackson B. McCune and was named after Sedalia, Illinois, the home town of an official of the Vandalia Railroad. McCune built the first house and was the first postmaster. William Miller operated the first store, Allen Branch was the first blacksmith, and Dr. Keeny the first physician.[3]

Geography[edit]

Sedalia is located at 40°24′56″N 86°30′53″W / 40.41556°N 86.51472°W / 40.41556; -86.51472 along State Road 26, half a mile east of State Road 75.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ Claybaugh, Joseph (1913). "Owen Township". History of Clinton County, Indiana. Indianapolis: A. W. Bowen & Company. 
Milner barn on the east side of town.