Bippus, Indiana

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Bippus
Unincorporated community
Bippus is located in Indiana
Bippus
Bippus
Coordinates: 40°56′39″N 85°37′26″W / 40.94417°N 85.62389°W / 40.94417; -85.62389Coordinates: 40°56′39″N 85°37′26″W / 40.94417°N 85.62389°W / 40.94417; -85.62389
Country United States
State Indiana
County Huntington
Township Warren
Elevation 850 ft (260 m)
ZIP code 46750
FIPS code 18-05338[1]
GNIS feature ID 431097[2]

Bippus is an unincorporated community in Warren Township, Huntington County, Indiana, United States.

History[edit]

Bippus was laid out and platted in 1885, although a settlement had existed there for sometime prior. It was named for George J. Bippus, who was instrumental in bringing the railroad to the site.[3]

Notable person[edit]

Bippus is the hometown of the late sportscaster Chris Schenkel.

Geography[edit]

Bippus is located at 40°56′39″N 85°37′26″W / 40.94417°N 85.62389°W / 40.94417; -85.62389.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Bippus, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  3. ^ Bash, Frank Sumner (1914). History of Huntington County, Indiana: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People, and Its Principal Interests. The Lewis Publishing Company. p. 153.