New Marion, Indiana

New Marion
Unincorporated community
New Marion
New Marion
Coordinates: 39°00′27″N 85°21′32″W / 39.00750°N 85.35889°W / 39.00750; -85.35889Coordinates: 39°00′27″N 85°21′32″W / 39.00750°N 85.35889°W / 39.00750; -85.35889
Country United States
State Indiana
County Ripley
Township Shelby
Elevation 919 ft (280 m)
ZIP code 47023
FIPS code 18-53226[1]
GNIS feature ID 440083[2]

New Marion is an unincorporated community in Shelby Township, Ripley County, Indiana.


New Marion was laid out in 1832.[3] The community's name most likely honors Francis Marion.[4] A post office opened at New Marion in 1833, and remained in operation until 1949.[5]


New Marion is located at 39°00′27″N 85°21′32″W / 39.00750°N 85.35889°W / 39.00750; -85.35889.


  1. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. "New Marion, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17.
  3. "The Start of Ripley County, Indiana". Ripley County, Indiana Historical Society. Retrieved 30 November 2015.
  4. Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 239. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...probably named for Francis Marion...
  5. "Ripley County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 November 2015.

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