Sugar Creek, Indiana

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Sugar Creek, Indiana
Sugar Creek is located in Indiana
Sugar Creek
Sugar Creek
Sugar Creek is located in the United States
Sugar Creek
Sugar Creek
Coordinates: 39°38′26″N 85°54′47″W / 39.64056°N 85.91306°W / 39.64056; -85.91306Coordinates: 39°38′26″N 85°54′47″W / 39.64056°N 85.91306°W / 39.64056; -85.91306
CountryUnited States
Elevation791 ft (241 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
FIPS code18-73934[2]
GNIS feature ID444312

Sugar Creek is an unincorporated community in Moral Township, Shelby County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[3]

The community took its name from Sugar Creek.[4]


Sugar Creek is located at 39°38′26″N 85°54′47″W / 39.64056°N 85.91306°W / 39.64056; -85.91306.


The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Sugar Creek has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[5]


  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. ^ "Sugar Creek, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved July 30, 2017.
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 315. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...named for the nearby stream of the same name.
  5. ^ Climate Summary for Sugar Creek, Indiana