Fickle, Indiana

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Fickle
Unincorporated community
Fickle is located in Clinton County, Indiana
Fickle
Fickle
Coordinates: 40°15′40″N 86°40′30″W / 40.26111°N 86.67500°W / 40.26111; -86.67500Coordinates: 40°15′40″N 86°40′30″W / 40.26111°N 86.67500°W / 40.26111; -86.67500
Country United States
State Indiana
County Clinton
Township Washington
Elevation 830 ft (250 m)
ZIP code 46041
FIPS code 18-23134[1]
GNIS feature ID 446766[2]

Fickle is an unincorporated community in Washington Township, Clinton County, Indiana.

Geography[edit]

Fickle is located at 40°15′40″N 86°40′30″W / 40.26111°N 86.67500°W / 40.26111; -86.67500.

History[edit]

The town of Fickle is named for Isaac Fickle, one of the early settlers of Washington Township. It was established as a station along the Toledo, St. Louis and Western Railroad, better known the "Clover Leaf" Railroad; the town's Clover Leaf Church is named for it.[3]

The post office was established at Fickle in 1888, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1928.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Fickle, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ Claybaugh, Joseph (1913). "Washington Township". History of Clinton County, Indiana. Indianapolis: A. W. Bowen & Company. 
  4. ^ "Clinton County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 30 August 2014.