Temple, Indiana

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Unincorporated community
Temple is located in Crawford County, Indiana
Coordinates: 38°20′40″N 86°24′57″W / 38.34444°N 86.41583°W / 38.34444; -86.41583Coordinates: 38°20′40″N 86°24′57″W / 38.34444°N 86.41583°W / 38.34444; -86.41583
Country United States
State Indiana
County Crawford
Township Sterling
Elevation[1] 581 ft (177 m)
ZIP code 47118
FIPS code 18-75266[2]
GNIS feature ID 444626

Temple is an unincorporated community in Sterling Township, Crawford County, Indiana.


Temple was laid out by James L. Temple, and named for him.[3]

A post office was established at Temple in 1884, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1940.[4]


Temple is located at 38°20′40″N 86°24′57″W / 38.34444°N 86.41583°W / 38.34444; -86.41583.


  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. ^ Biographical and Historical Souvenir for the Counties of Clark, Crawford, Harrison, Floyd, Jefferson, Jennings, Scott, and Washington, Indiana. Chicago printing Company. 1889. p. 64. 
  4. ^ "Crawford County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 30 August 2014.