Aix, Indiana

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Aix
Unincorporated community
Aix is located in Indiana
Aix
Aix
Coordinates: 41°02′29″N 87°09′05″W / 41.04139°N 87.15139°W / 41.04139; -87.15139Coordinates: 41°02′29″N 87°09′05″W / 41.04139°N 87.15139°W / 41.04139; -87.15139
Country United States
State Indiana
County Jasper
Township Union
Elevation 686 ft (209 m)
ZIP code 47978
FIPS code 18-00721[1]
GNIS feature ID 430034[2]

Aix is an unincorporated community in Union Township, Jasper County, Indiana.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Aix in 1892, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1909.[3] The community was likely named after Aix-en-Provence, in France.[4]

Geography[edit]

Aix is located at 41°02′29″N 87°09′05″W / 41.04139°N 87.15139°W / 41.04139; -87.15139.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Aix, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  3. ^ "Jasper County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 21 October 2014. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 47. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...apparently was named for the French city Aix, or Aix-en-Provence.