Chili, Indiana (Formerly New Market)
Chili is the primary community in Richland Township. The first log cabin in
Richland Township was built in 1836, Chili was first laid out in 1839 with the
name of New Market.
In 1886 the Peru and Detroit Railway was ran through Chili. At one time
transportation for the citizens of Richland Township was provided by the
Vandalia Railroad and the Winona Interurban.