Hortonville, Indiana

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Hortonville
Unincorporated community
Hortonville is located in Indiana
Hortonville
Hortonville
Coordinates: 40°05′10″N 86°09′39″W / 40.08611°N 86.16083°W / 40.08611; -86.16083Coordinates: 40°05′10″N 86°09′39″W / 40.08611°N 86.16083°W / 40.08611; -86.16083
Country United States
State Indiana
County Hamilton
Township Washington
Elevation 938 ft (286 m)
ZIP code 46069 (Sheridan)
Area code(s) 765
FIPS code 18-34816[1]
GNIS feature ID 436500[2]

Hortonville is an unincorporated community in Washington Township, Hamilton County, Indiana, United States.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Hortonville in 1883, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1933.[3] The community's namesake, John B. Horton, served as first postmaster.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Hortonville, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ "Hamilton County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 17 September 2014. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 171. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...was named for the first postmaster, John B. Horton.