Adamsboro, Indiana

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Adamsboro
Unincorporated community
Cass County's location in Indiana
Cass County's location in Indiana
Adamsboro is located in Cass County, Indiana
Adamsboro
Adamsboro
Location in Cass County
Coordinates: 40°47′04″N 86°16′01″W / 40.78444°N 86.26694°W / 40.78444; -86.26694Coordinates: 40°47′04″N 86°16′01″W / 40.78444°N 86.26694°W / 40.78444; -86.26694
Country United States
State Indiana
County Cass
Township Clay
Elevation 640 ft (200 m)
ZIP code 46947
FIPS code 18-00514[1]
GNIS feature ID 449611[2]

Adamsboro is an unincorporated community in Clay Township, Cass County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Adamsboro was platted in 1872 when the Eel River Railroad was extended to that point.[3] It was named for its founder, George E. Adams.[4]

Geography[edit]

Adamsboro is located at 40°47′04″N 86°16′01″W / 40.78444°N 86.26694°W / 40.78444; -86.26694.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Adamsboro, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  3. ^ Powell, Jehu Z. (1913). History of Cass County Indiana: From Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time. Lewis Publishing Company. p. 524. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 46. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...by George E. Adams, and named for him.