Ade, Indiana

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Ade
Unincorporated community
Ade is located in Indiana
Ade
Ade
Coordinates: 40°52′06″N 87°26′41″W / 40.86833°N 87.44472°W / 40.86833; -87.44472Coordinates: 40°52′06″N 87°26′41″W / 40.86833°N 87.44472°W / 40.86833; -87.44472
Country United States
State Indiana
County Newton
Township Washington
Elevation 659 ft (201 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 20
ZIP code 47922
FIPS code 18-00604[1]
GNIS feature ID 430017[2]

Ade is an unincorporated community in Washington Township, Newton County, Indiana. Ade was born in nearby Kentland and died in nearby Brook.

History[edit]

Ade was laid out as a town in 1906.[3] It was named for George Ade,[4] an American writer, newspaper columnist, and playwright.

Geography[edit]

Ade is located at 40°52′06″N 87°26′41″W / 40.86833°N 87.44472°W / 40.86833; -87.44472.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Ade, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  3. ^ Ade, John (1911). Newton County: A Collection of Historical Facts and Personal Recollections Concerning Newton County, Indiana, from 1853 to 1911. Bobbs-Merrill. p. 195. 
  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. named for John Ade, first recorder of Newton County