Boxley, Indiana

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Boxley
Unincorporated community
Boxley is located in Indiana
Boxley
Boxley
Coordinates: 40°09′58″N 86°10′32″W / 40.16611°N 86.17556°W / 40.16611; -86.17556Coordinates: 40°09′58″N 86°10′32″W / 40.16611°N 86.17556°W / 40.16611; -86.17556
Country United States
State Indiana
County Hamilton
Township Adams
Elevation 919 ft (280 m)
ZIP code 46069
FIPS code 18-06904[1]
GNIS feature ID 431418[2]

Boxley is an unincorporated community in Adams Township, Hamilton County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Boxley was laid out in 1836 by Addison and Thomas P. Boxley.[3] The first store in Adams Township, and the first post office, were established in Boxley.[4] The post office at Boxley was established in 1837, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1907.[5]

Geography[edit]

Boxley is located at 40°09′58″N 86°10′32″W / 40.16611°N 86.17556°W / 40.16611; -86.17556.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Boxley, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  3. ^ Haines, John F. (1915). History of Hamilton County, Indiana: Her People, Industries And Institutions, Volume 1. B.F. Bowen & Co. pp. 257–258. 
  4. ^ Helm, Thomas B. (1880). History of Hamilton County, Indiana, with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers, to which are Appended Maps of Its Several Townships. Unigraphic. p. 106. 
  5. ^ "Hamilton County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 17 September 2014.