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Sandford, Indiana

Unincorporated town
Vigo County, Indiana

Coordinates: 39°32′43″N 87°31′50″W / 39.54528°N 87.53056°W / 39.54528; -87.53056Coordinates: 39°32′43″N 87°31′50″W / 39.54528°N 87.53056°W / 39.54528; -87.53056

Country United States
State Indiana
County Vigo
Township Fayette
Elevation[1] 650 ft (200 m)
ZIP code 47885
FIPS code 18-67824[2]
GNIS feature ID 442999

Sandford is an unincorporated town in Fayette Township, Vigo County, Indiana. The community is part of the Terre Haute Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Sandford was established in 1854 at the state line between Illinois and Indiana and soon acquired a post office. With the building of the Indianapolis & St. Louis Railroad, it became an important town in the area. As of 1890 it had a population of approximately 250.[3]


Sandford is located at 39°32′43″N 87°31′50″W / 39.54528°N 87.53056°W / 39.54528; -87.53056.


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