Monday, September 19, 2016

West Harrison, Indiana

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West Harrison, Indiana
Area -  Total 0.23 sq mi
Elevation - 518 ft
Population (2010) - 289
ZIP code - 47060
Area code - 812

Laid out in mid to late December 1813, West Harrison is the sister city to Harrison, Ohio, located across the Indiana/Ohio State line. It is about eighteen miles from Lawrenceburg, Indiana, via I-274 and I-74. Early settlers in the area found numerous Indian mounds scattered across the landscape. Most of the early building lots had the remains of these mounds.
West Harrison, Indiana sits on the banks of the Whitewater River on the Indiana/Ohio State Line just west of Harrison, Ohio. State Street, which runs on a north south axis, is the state line and the official boundary between the two towns.
The Indiana and Ohio Railroad runs through West Harrison as it connects Cincinnati, Ohio with Brookville, Indiana.
West Harrison has access to Interstate 74 and US 52 via State Street/Old Highway 52, which joins the Interstate, and the US Highway.

Town of West Harrison 
Town Hall
100 Railroad Ave.
West Harrison, Indiana
(812) 637-5261

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