Cartersburg, Indiana

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Cartersburg
Unincorporated community
Cartersburg is located in Indiana
Cartersburg
Cartersburg
Coordinates: 39°41′55″N 86°27′49″W / 39.69861°N 86.46361°W / 39.69861; -86.46361Coordinates: 39°41′55″N 86°27′49″W / 39.69861°N 86.46361°W / 39.69861; -86.46361
Country United States
State Indiana
County Hendricks
Township Liberty
Elevation 778 ft (237 m)
ZIP code 46168
FIPS code 18-10594[1]
GNIS feature ID 449632[2]

Cartersburg is an unincorporated community in Liberty Township, Hendricks County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Cartersburg had its start in the year 1850 by the building of the railroad through that territory. It was named for its founder, John Carter.[3] Cartersburg contained a post office from 1852 until 1992.[4]

Geography[edit]

Cartersburg is located at 39°41′55″N 86°27′49″W / 39.69861°N 86.46361°W / 39.69861; -86.46361, between Clayton and Plainfield. It has a community church and has Clayton Fire Rescue. Cartersburg also has a small children's playground.

The Cartersburg Springs (also known as the Magnetic Springs) were located near the town; however, water no longer flows at the site.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Cartersburg, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  3. ^ Hadley, John Vestal (1914). History of Hendricks County, Indiana: Her People, Industries and Institutions. B.F. Bowen. p. 87. 
  4. ^ "Hendricks County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 3 October 2014.