Cementville, Indiana

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Cementville
Unincorporated community
Clark County's location in Indiana
Clark County's location in Indiana
Cementville is located in Clark County, Indiana
Cementville
Cementville
Location in Clark County
Coordinates: 38°20′59″N 85°44′46″W / 38.34972°N 85.74611°W / 38.34972; -85.74611Coordinates: 38°20′59″N 85°44′46″W / 38.34972°N 85.74611°W / 38.34972; -85.74611
Country United States
State Indiana
County Clark
Township Jeffersonville
Elevation 463 ft (141 m)
ZIP code 47130
FIPS code 18-11170[1]
GNIS feature ID 432295[2]

Cementville is an unincorporated community in Jeffersonville Township, Clark County, Indiana.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Cementville in 1869, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1904.[3] Production of cement in the area caused the name to be selected.[4]

Geography[edit]

Cementville is located at 38°20′59″N 85°44′46″W / 38.34972°N 85.74611°W / 38.34972; -85.74611.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Cementville, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  3. ^ "Clark County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 30 August 2014. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 90. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. The name comes from the local cement industry.