Hindustan, Indiana

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Hindustan
Unincorporated community
Hindustan Christian Church
Hindustan Christian Church
Hindustan is located in Indiana
Hindustan
Hindustan
Coordinates: 39°18′29″N 86°29′00″W / 39.30806°N 86.48333°W / 39.30806; -86.48333Coordinates: 39°18′29″N 86°29′00″W / 39.30806°N 86.48333°W / 39.30806; -86.48333
Country United States
State Indiana
County Monroe
Township Washington
Elevation 853 ft (260 m)
FIPS code 18-34042[1]
GNIS feature ID 436233[2]

Hindustan is an unincorporated community in Washington Township, Monroe County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Hindustan was originally known as Hindostan, and under the latter name was platted in 1853.[3][4]

Geography[edit]

Hindustan is located at 39°18′29″N 86°29′00″W / 39.30806°N 86.48333°W / 39.30806; -86.48333 at an altitude of 271 metres (892 feet)[5] along Old State Road 37 between Chambers Pike and Farr Road. It is within the Morgan Monroe State Forest.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Hindustan, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ History of Lawrence and Monroe Counties, Indiana: Their People, Industries, and Institutions. B.F. Bowen. 1914. p. 436. 
  4. ^ Blanchard, Charles (1884). Counties of Morgan, Monroe and Brown, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. F.A. Battey & Company. p. 531. 
  5. ^ Location of Hindustan - Falling Rain Genomics