Place:Knightstown, Henry, Indiana, United States

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NameKnightstown
Alt namesLa Fayettesource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS18008598
West Libertysource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS18008598
TypeTown
Coordinates39.797°N 85.528°W
Located inHenry, Indiana, United States
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Knightstown is a town in Wayne Township, Henry County, Indiana, along the Big Blue River. The population was 2,182 at the 2010 census. It is approximately thirty-two miles east of Indianapolis. Knightstown is famous for the 1986 movie Hoosiers. The Hoosier Gym was used in the filming of the movie. Knightstown hosts two annual festivals: Jubilee Days held in early-mid June and The Hoosier Fall Festival held in September. Knightstown also hosts an annual car show and a music series on the town square. The Hoosier Gym also hosts Indiana's best high school basketball players in the annual Hoosier Classic.

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