Solitude, Indiana

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Solitude, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Solitude is located in Indiana
Solitude is located in the US
Coordinates: 38°00′53″N 87°53′56″W / 38.01472°N 87.89889°W / 38.01472; -87.89889Coordinates: 38°00′53″N 87°53′56″W / 38.01472°N 87.89889°W / 38.01472; -87.89889
Country United States
State Indiana
County Posey
Township Lynn
Elevation[1] 374 ft (114 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 47620
Area code(s) 812, 930
GNIS feature ID 443755

Solitude is an unincorporated community in Lynn Township, Posey County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]


A post office was established at Solitude in 1858, and remained in operation until 1917.[3] The community was named for its quiet character.[4]


Solitude is located on Indiana State Road 69 north of Mount Vernon, at 38°00′53″N 87°53′56″W / 38.01472°N 87.89889°W / 38.01472; -87.89889.



  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2017-04-01. 
  2. ^ "Solitude, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2017-04-01. 
  3. ^ "Posey County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 7 June 2015. 
  4. ^ "Indiana". The Milwaukee Journal. Jul 22, 1989. pp. 4G. Retrieved 7 June 2015.