Charlottesville, Indiana

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Charlottesville
Unincorporated community
Charlottesville Friends Church
Charlottesville Friends Church
Charlottesville is located in Indiana
Charlottesville
Charlottesville
Coordinates: 39°47′25″N 85°36′46″W / 39.79028°N 85.61278°W / 39.79028; -85.61278Coordinates: 39°47′25″N 85°36′46″W / 39.79028°N 85.61278°W / 39.79028; -85.61278
Country United States
State Indiana
Counties Hancock, Rush
Townships Jackson (H), Ripley (R)
Elevation 942 ft (287 m)
ZIP code 46117
FIPS code 18-12196[1]
GNIS feature ID 432430[2]

Charlottesville is an unincorporated community in Hancock and Rush counties in the U.S. state of Indiana. The Hancock County portion is in Jackson Township, while the Rush County portion is in Ripley Township.[3]

History[edit]

Charlottesville was laid out and platted in 1830.[4] It was for a time incorporated as a town, from 1867.[5]

Geography[edit]

Charlottesville is located at 39°47′25″N 85°36′46″W / 39.79028°N 85.61278°W / 39.79028; -85.61278.

Transportation[edit]

Major Roads

U.S. Route 40

I-70

Education[edit]

Eastern Hancock Community School Corporation services the city of Charlottesville and surrounding areas in eastern Hancock County. It consists of one elementary schools (Grades K - 5), one middle school (Grades 6 - 8), and one high school (Grades 9 - 12).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Charlottesville, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  3. ^ Rush County: Interim Report. Indiana Historic Sites and Structures Inventory. Indianapolis: Indiana Landmarks, 1988, 20.
  4. ^ Binford, John H. (1882). History of Hancock County, Indiana: From Its Earliest Settlement by the "pale Face," in 1818, Down to 1882. King & Binford. p. 245. 
  5. ^ Richman, George J. (1916). History of Hancock County, Indiana: Its People, Industries and Institutions. Wm. Mitchell Printing Company. p. 720.