Drewersburg, Indiana

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Drewersburg
Unincorporated community
Drewersburg is located in Indiana
Drewersburg
Drewersburg
Coordinates: 39°20′25″N 84°50′14″W / 39.34028°N 84.83722°W / 39.34028; -84.83722Coordinates: 39°20′25″N 84°50′14″W / 39.34028°N 84.83722°W / 39.34028; -84.83722
Country United States
State Indiana
County Franklin
Township Whitewater
Elevation 922 ft (281 m)
ZIP code 47060
FIPS code 18-18676[1]
GNIS feature ID 433687[2]

Drewersburg is an unincorporated community in Whitewater Township, Franklin County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Drewersburg, originally called Edinburg, was platted in 1833. It was later named for William S. Drewer, who already lived in Drewersburg at the time of platting.[3]

A post office was established as Drewersburg in 1837, and remained in operation until it was discotinued in 1903.[4]

Geography[edit]

Drewersburg is located at 39°20′25″N 84°50′14″W / 39.34028°N 84.83722°W / 39.34028; -84.83722.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Drewersburg, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ Reifel, August Jacob (1915). History of Franklin County, Indiana. Windmill Publications. p. 133. 
  4. ^ "Franklin County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 8 September 2014.