Saint Magdalen, Indiana

Saint Magdalen is a former town in Ripley County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. The GNIS classifies it as a populated place.[1]


A post office opened under the name Saint Magdalen in 1871, and remained in operation until 1905.[2] The community was named after Mary Magdalene.[3]


  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Saint Magdalen, Indiana
  2. "Ripley County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 30 November 2015.
  3. Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 291. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...for Mary Magdalene...

Coordinates: 38°57′28″N 85°23′29″W / 38.95778°N 85.39139°W / 38.95778; -85.39139

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