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Crete is a small unincorporated community in Greensfork Township, Randolph County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. The town is about 3 miles (5 km) east of the town of Lynn.
Crete, Indiana Wikipedia
A post office called Crete was established in 1882, and remained in operation until 1918. The community may have been named after the pet name of Lucretia, a local young woman.
Crete is located at 40°02′36″N 84°51′42″W.
Jim Jones, leader of the People's Temple cult that committed mass murder in Jonestown, Guyana, in 1978, was born in Crete in 1931.