Depauw, Indiana

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Depauw
Unincorporated community
Harrison County's location in Indiana
Harrison County's location in Indiana
Depauw is located in Harrison County, Indiana
Depauw
Depauw
Depauw's location in Harrison County
Coordinates: 38°20′06″N 86°13′03″W / 38.33500°N 86.21750°W / 38.33500; -86.21750Coordinates: 38°20′06″N 86°13′03″W / 38.33500°N 86.21750°W / 38.33500; -86.21750
Country United States
State Indiana
County Harrison
Township Blue River
Elevation 650 ft (200 m)
ZIP code 47115
FIPS code 18-17794[1]
GNIS feature ID 433484[2]

Depauw is an unincorporated community in Blue River Township, Harrison County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Depauw was platted in 1884.[3] According to one source, the community may be named for Washington C. DePauw.[4]

Geography[edit]

Depauw is located at 38°20′06″N 86°13′03″W / 38.33500°N 86.21750°W / 38.33500; -86.21750.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Depauw, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  3. ^ Roose, William H. (1911). Indiana's Birthplace: A History of Harrison County, Indiana. Tribune Company, Printers. p. 71. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 113. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. "...perhaps for industrialist Washington C. DePauw..."