Columbia, Fayette County, Indiana

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Columbia
Unincorporated community
Columbia is located in Indiana
Columbia
Columbia
Coordinates: 39°34′35″N 85°12′26″W / 39.57639°N 85.20722°W / 39.57639; -85.20722Coordinates: 39°34′35″N 85°12′26″W / 39.57639°N 85.20722°W / 39.57639; -85.20722
Country United States
State Indiana
County Fayette
Township Columbia
Elevation 991 ft (302 m)
ZIP code 47331
FIPS code 18-14626[1]
GNIS feature ID 432813[2]

Columbia is an unincorporated community in Columbia Township, Fayette County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Columbia was laid out in 1832.[3] It took its name from Columbia Township.[4] A post office was established at Columbia in 1833, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1903.[5][6]

Geography[edit]

Columbia is located at 39°34′35″N 85°12′26″W / 39.57639°N 85.20722°W / 39.57639; -85.20722.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Columbia, Fayette County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  3. ^ Barrows, Frederic Irving (1917). History of Fayette County, Indiana: Her People, Industries and Institutions. Bowen, B. F. p. 218. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 100. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...and named for the township in which it is located. 
  5. ^ History of Fayette County, Indiana: Containing a History of the Townships, Towns, Villages, Schools, Churches, Industries, Etc. Warner, Beers and Company. 1885. p. 96. 
  6. ^ "Fayette County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 4 September 2014.