Grantsburg, Indiana

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Grantsburg
Unincorporated community
Grantsburg is located in Crawford County, Indiana
Grantsburg
Grantsburg
Coordinates: 38°17′17″N 86°28′10″W / 38.28806°N 86.46944°W / 38.28806; -86.46944Coordinates: 38°17′17″N 86°28′10″W / 38.28806°N 86.46944°W / 38.28806; -86.46944
Country United States
State Indiana
County Crawford
Township Union
Elevation 614 ft (187 m)
ZIP code 47118
FIPS code 18-28908[1]
GNIS feature ID 449662[2]

Grantsburg is an unincorporated community in Union Township, Crawford County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Grantsburg was laid out in 1854.[3]

The Grantsburg post office (spelled Grantsburgh in early years) was established in 1854.[4] John V. Grant was an early postmaster.[5]

Geography[edit]

Grantsburg is located at 38°17′17″N 86°28′10″W / 38.28806°N 86.46944°W / 38.28806; -86.46944.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Grantsburg, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ Biographical and Historical Souvenir for the Counties of Clark, Crawford, Harrison, Floyd, Jefferson, Jennings, Scott, and Washington, Indiana. Chicago Printing Company. 1889. p. 60. 
  4. ^ "Crawford County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 30 August 2014. 
  5. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 149. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. John V. Grant was the third postmaster.