Azalia, Indiana

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Azalia
Unincorporated community
Bartholomew County's location in Indiana
Bartholomew County's location in Indiana
Azalia is located in Bartholomew County, Indiana
Azalia
Azalia
Location in Bartholomew County
Coordinates: 39°05′30″N 85°50′50″W / 39.09167°N 85.84722°W / 39.09167; -85.84722Coordinates: 39°05′30″N 85°50′50″W / 39.09167°N 85.84722°W / 39.09167; -85.84722
Country United States
State Indiana
County Bartholomew
Township Sand Creek
Elevation 597 ft (182 m)
ZIP code 47232
FIPS code 18-03052[1]
GNIS feature ID 430372[2]

Azalia is an unincorporated community in Sand Creek Township, Bartholomew County, Indiana.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Azalia in 1833, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1934.[3] It was named for the flowering shrub azalea.[4]

Geography[edit]

Azalia is located at 39°05′30″N 85°50′50″W / 39.09167°N 85.84722°W / 39.09167; -85.84722.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Azalia, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  3. ^ "Bartholomew County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 August 2014. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 58. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. "The name is for the flower, though apparently it is commendatory rather than descriptive."