Location of Waldron in Shelby County, Indiana.
|Elevation||823 ft (251 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||445366|
Waldron was originally called Stroupville, and under the latter name was laid out in 1854 by George Stroup, and named for him. The residents were later unsatisfied with the original name, and petitioned to have it changed to Waldron. The first post office in the community was called Conns Creek. The post office was established in 1832, and was renamed to Waldron in 1876, where it is still operating.
Waldron is located at.
The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Waldron has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.
Waldron Junior Senior High School  and Waldron Elementary School  are both located in the town of Waldron. They are a part of the Shelby Eastern School District . The first school was opened in 1873 and Waldron High School graduated its first class in 1899.
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