Selvin, Indiana

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Selvin, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Selvin is located in Indiana
Selvin
Selvin
Selvin is located in the US
Selvin
Selvin
Coordinates: 38°12′15″N 87°06′22″W / 38.20417°N 87.10611°W / 38.20417; -87.10611Coordinates: 38°12′15″N 87°06′22″W / 38.20417°N 87.10611°W / 38.20417; -87.10611
Country United States
State Indiana
County Warrick
Township Pigeon
Elevation[1] 518 ft (158 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 47523
Area code(s) 812, 930
FIPS code 18-68724[2]
GNIS feature ID 443215

Selvin is an unincorporated community in Pigeon Township, Warrick County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[3]

History[edit]

Selvin was originally called Taylorsville, and under the latter name was laid out and platted in 1839 by George Taylor, and named for him.[4] The post office in the community was first called Polk Patch.[4] This post office was established in 1853, the name was changed to Selvin in 1881, and the post office closed in 1951.[5]

Geography[edit]

Selvin is located at 38°12′15″N 87°06′22″W / 38.20417°N 87.10611°W / 38.20417; -87.10611.

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