Cleveland, Indiana

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Cleveland
Unincorporated community
Cleveland is located in Indiana
Cleveland
Cleveland
Coordinates: 39°47′25″N 85°38′41″W / 39.79028°N 85.64472°W / 39.79028; -85.64472Coordinates: 39°47′25″N 85°38′41″W / 39.79028°N 85.64472°W / 39.79028; -85.64472
Country United States
State Indiana
County Hancock
Township Jackson
Elevation 971 ft (296 m)
ZIP code 46140
FIPS code 18-13546[1]
GNIS feature ID 432645[2]

Cleveland is an unincorporated community in Jackson Township, Hancock County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Cleveland was originally called Portland, and under the latter name was laid out and platted in 1834.[3] The community was renamed Cleveland in 1855.[4]

A post office was established as Cleveland in 1852, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1903.[5]

Geography[edit]

Cleveland is located at 39°47′25″N 85°38′41″W / 39.79028°N 85.64472°W / 39.79028; -85.64472.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Cleveland, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  3. ^ Richman, George J. (1916). History of Hancock County, Indiana: Its People, Industries and Institutions. Wm. Mitchell Printing Company. p. 719. 
  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. 249. 
  5. ^ "Hancock County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 17 September 2014.