Asherville, Indiana

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Asherville
Unincorporated community
Asherville is located in Clay County, Indiana
Asherville
Asherville
Location in Clay County
Coordinates: 39°28′29″N 87°03′44″W / 39.47472°N 87.06222°W / 39.47472; -87.06222Coordinates: 39°28′29″N 87°03′44″W / 39.47472°N 87.06222°W / 39.47472; -87.06222
Country United States
State Indiana
County Clay
Township Jackson
Elevation 659 ft (201 m)
ZIP code 47834
FIPS code 18-02368[1]
GNIS feature ID 447632[2]

Asherville is an unincorporated community in Jackson Township, Clay County, Indiana. It is part of the Terre Haute Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Asherville was laid out in 1873 by John Asher.[3] A post office was established at Asherville in 1873, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1912.[4]

Geography[edit]

Asherville is located at 39°28′29″N 87°03′44″W / 39.47472°N 87.06222°W / 39.47472; -87.06222.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Asherville, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  3. ^ Blanchard, Charles (1884). Counties of Clay and Owen, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. F.A. Battey & Company. p. 298. 
  4. ^ "Clay County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 30 August 2014.