Banta, Indiana

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Unincorporated community
Banta is located in Indiana
Coordinates: 39°31′26″N 86°15′01″W / 39.52389°N 86.25028°W / 39.52389; -86.25028Coordinates: 39°31′26″N 86°15′01″W / 39.52389°N 86.25028°W / 39.52389; -86.25028
Country United States
State Indiana
County Johnson
Township White River
Elevation 774 ft (236 m)
ZIP code 46106
FIPS code 18-03322[1]
GNIS feature ID 430477[2]

Banta is an unincorporated community in Johnson and Morgan counties, Indiana, United States.[3]


A post office was established at Banta in 1883, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1904.[4] Banta was named for David Demaree Banta, a Johnson County historian and judge. Prior to 1883 it was called Dresslarsville.


Banta is located at 39°31′26″N 86°15′01″W / 39.52389°N 86.25028°W / 39.52389; -86.25028.


  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Banta, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Banta, Indiana
  4. ^ "Johnson County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 12 November 2014.