Randall, Indiana

Ghost town

Vermillion County's location in Indiana

Randall's location in Vermillion County

Coordinates: 39°46′30″N 87°31′21″W / 39.77500°N 87.52250°W / 39.77500; -87.52250Coordinates: 39°46′30″N 87°31′21″W / 39.77500°N 87.52250°W / 39.77500; -87.52250
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Vermillion County
Township Helt Township
Elevation[1] 188 m (617 ft)
ZIP code 47847
GNIS feature ID 441760

Randall is a former town in Helt Township, Vermillion County, Indiana, United States.[2] Randall is also 1.6 miles northwest of another extinct town: Toronto, on W County Road 700 S. The nearest extant community is the town of Dana, to the northeast.


The post office at Randall was established in 1858 and discontinued in 1872.[3] The community was named in honor of the Randall family of settlers.[4]


Randall is located at 39°46′30″N 87°31′21″W / 39.77500°N 87.52250°W / 39.77500; -87.52250.


  1. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-07-18.
  2. "Randall, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2016-07-18.
  3. "Vermillion County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 October 2015.
  4. Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 276. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...for the local Randall family...
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