Crete, Indiana

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Crete
Unincorporated community
Crete is located in Indiana
Crete
Crete
Coordinates: 40°02′36″N 84°51′42″W / 40.04333°N 84.86167°W / 40.04333; -84.86167Coordinates: 40°02′36″N 84°51′42″W / 40.04333°N 84.86167°W / 40.04333; -84.86167
Country United States
State Indiana
County Randolph
Township Greensfork
Elevation 1,188 ft (362 m)
ZIP code 47355
FIPS code 18-15904[1]
GNIS feature ID 433126[2]

Crete is a small unincorporated community in Greensfork Township, Randolph County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. The town is about 3 miles (5 km) east of the town of Lynn.

Geography[edit]

Crete is located at 40°02′36″N 84°51′42″W / 40.04333°N 84.86167°W / 40.04333; -84.86167.

Notable person[edit]

Jim Jones, leader of the People's Temple cult that committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana, in 1978, was born in Crete in 1931.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Crete, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10.