West Clinton, Indiana

West Clinton
Unincorporated community

Vermillion County's location in Indiana
West Clinton

West Clinton's location in Vermillion County

Coordinates: 39°41′40″N 87°31′31″W / 39.69444°N 87.52528°W / 39.69444; -87.52528Coordinates: 39°41′40″N 87°31′31″W / 39.69444°N 87.52528°W / 39.69444; -87.52528
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Vermillion County
Township Helt Township
Elevation[1] 177 m (581 ft)
ZIP code 47842
GNIS feature ID 445730

West Clinton is an unincorporated community in Helt Township, Vermillion County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]


West Clinton was platted in 1911.[3] The community lies west of Clinton, hence the name.[4]


West Clinton is located at 39°41′40″N 87°31′31″W / 39.69444°N 87.52528°W / 39.69444; -87.52528.


  1. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-07-15.
  2. "West Clinton, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2016-07-15.
  3. Vermillion County Historical Society (Vermillion County, Ind.) (1990). Vermillion County, Indiana History and Families. Turner Publishing Company. p. 71. ISBN 978-0-938021-34-6.
  4. Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 342. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...named for its location west of Clinton.

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