Montmorenci, Indiana

Montmorenci is an unincorporated census-designated place in Shelby Township, Tippecanoe County, Indiana.[3] Older maps sometimes spell the name Montmorency or Montmorencie.

Montmorenci, Indiana
Montmorenci's grain elevators silhouetted at dusk
Location of Montmorenci in Tippecanoe County, Indiana.
Coordinates: 40°28′27″N 087°01′46″W
CountryUnited States
Elevation699 ft (213 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)765
GNIS feature ID439370, 2583460

It is part of the Lafayette, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area.


An old variant name of the community was called Bringham's Grove.[4]

A post office was established under the name Bringham's Grove in 1846, and was renamed to Montmorenci in 1853. It is currently not in operation.[5]


Montmorenci is located at 40°28'28" North, 87°01'46" West (40.474444, -87.029444) in Shelby Township, at the intersection of U.S. Routes 52 and 231. It has an elevation of 699 feet.


Historical population
U.S. Decennial Census[6]


All public education is provided by the Benton Community School Corporation. Students attend Otterbein Elementary in grades K-6, then move on to Benton Central Jr./Sr. High School in grades 7-12.


  1. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. "® - ZIP Code Lookup".
  3. "Montmorenci, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17.
  4. "USGS detail on Montmorenci - Variant Citation". Retrieved 2016-07-25.
  5. "Tippecanoe County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved July 25, 2016.
  6. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2016.
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