Howesville, Indiana

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Howesville
Unincorporated community
Howesville is located in Clay County, Indiana
Howesville
Howesville
Location in Clay County
Coordinates: 39°10′37″N 87°08′49″W / 39.17694°N 87.14694°W / 39.17694; -87.14694Coordinates: 39°10′37″N 87°08′49″W / 39.17694°N 87.14694°W / 39.17694; -87.14694
Country United States
State Indiana
County Clay
Township Lewis
Elevation 548 ft (167 m)
ZIP code 47438
FIPS code 18-35014[1]
GNIS feature ID 436555[2]

Howesville is an unincorporated community in Lewis Township, Clay County, Indiana. It is part of the Terre Haute Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Howesville was laid out in 1856.[3] A post office was established in Howesville in 1858, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1909.[4]

Geography[edit]

Howesville is located at 39°10′37″N 87°08′49″W / 39.17694°N 87.14694°W / 39.17694; -87.14694.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Howesville, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ Blanchard, Charles (1884). Counties of Clay and Owen, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. F.A. Battey & Company. p. 332. 
  4. ^ "Clay County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 30 August 2014.