Alfont, Indiana

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Alfont
Unincorporated community
Alfont is located in Indiana
Alfont
Alfont
Coordinates: 39°57′05″N 85°48′53″W / 39.95139°N 85.81472°W / 39.95139; -85.81472Coordinates: 39°57′05″N 85°48′53″W / 39.95139°N 85.81472°W / 39.95139; -85.81472
Country United States
State Indiana
County Madison
Township Green
Elevation 850 ft (260 m)
ZIP code 46040
FIPS code 18-00928[1]
GNIS feature ID 430069[2]

Alfont is an unincorporated community in Green Township, Madison County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Alfont was laid out in about 1850.[3] It was named for William Alfont, an early settler.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Alfont, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  3. ^ John La Rue Forkner (1914). History of Madison County, Indiana: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People and Its Principal Interests. Lewis Publishing Company. p. 74. 
  4. ^ Forkner, John La Rue and Dyson, Byron H. (1897). Historical Sketches and Reminiscences of Madison County, Indiana. Wilson, Humprheys & Co. p. 783.