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Rainsville
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Indiana
County Warren
Township Pine
Founded 1833
Founded by Isaac Rains
Area
 • Total 0.1 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 656 ft (200 m)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47993
Area code(s) 765
GNIS feature ID 441748

Rainsville is a small unincorporated community in Pine Township, Warren County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.

History

Rainsville was platted on April 16, 1833, by Isaac Rains, who had built a mill here the previous year; the town was named for him. A post office was established on February 5, 1836, and closed on September 15, 1904.

Geography

Rainsville is located 4 miles (6.4 km) miles southwest of Pine Village and 2.5 miles (4.0 km) miles east of U.S. Route 41. Big Pine Creek flows from Pine Village, around the north side of the town, and continues to the southwest.

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