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Time Change 1974 in Indiana, United States

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In some areas of Indiana

State: Indiana

Abbreviation: IN

State Capital: Indianapolis

Country: United States

Time Zones: 2

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Note: Only some parts of Indiana used DST in 1974.

Jan 6

Forward 1 hour

Jan 6, 1974 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Sunday, January 6, 1974, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, January 6, 1974, 3:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Jan 6, 1974 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

Also called Spring Forward, Summer Time, and Daylight Savings Time.

Oct 27

Back 1 hour

Oct 27, 1974 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, October 27, 1974, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, October 27, 1974, 1:00:00 am local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Oct 27, 1974 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

Other years: 1971 | 1972 | 1973 | 1974 | 1975 | 1976 | 1977 | 2018

Does Indiana Have Daylight Saving Time?

All of Indiana has used DST since 2006. Clocks spring forward 1 hour together with the rest of the United States on the second Sunday in March and fall back again on the first Sunday in November.

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DST in Locations in Indiana in 1974 (25 Locations)

BloomingtonNo DSTIndianapolisNo DSTPrincetonJan 6 - Oct 27
ElkhartNo DSTJeffersonvilleJan 6 - Oct 27South BendNo DST
EvansvilleJan 6 - Oct 27KnoxJan 6 - Oct 27Tell CityNo DST
Fort WayneNo DSTKokomoNo DSTTerre HauteNo DST
French LickNo DSTLafayetteNo DSTVevayNo DST
GaryJan 6 - Oct 27LawrenceburgJan 6 - Oct 27VincennesNo DST
GreencastleNo DSTMarengoJan 6 - Oct 27WinamacNo DST
HammondJan 6 - Oct 27MuncieNo DST
HuntingtonNo DSTPetersburgJan 6 - Oct 27

Daylight Saving Time History in Indiana

  • Indiana first observed Daylight Saving Time in 1918.
  • Indiana has observed DST for 64 years between 1918 and 2018 (DST in at least one location).
  • Previous time with no Daylight Saving Time was 2005.
  • See Worldwide DST Statistics

Indiana's DST History

Before 2006, most of Indiana did not observe Daylight Saving Time (DST). However, some counties used DST, which caused great confusion. To rectify this, Indiana passed a bill in 2005 ensuring that the entire state would use DST.