Banta, Indiana

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Banta
Unincorporated community
Banta is located in Indiana
Banta
Banta
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 White River Township, Johnson County, Indiana, United States. It lies on the county's western border with Morgan County.

The current mayor is Mr. Marion Brown. Deputy mayor is Mr. Lin Hunt.

History[edit]

Banta was named for David Demaree Banta, a Johnson County historian and judge. Prior to 1883 it was called Dresslarsville.

Geography[edit]

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

References[edit]

  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.