Jamestown, Elkhart County, Indiana
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|Elevation||778 ft (237 m)|
|GNIS feature ID||436932|
Jamestown was officially established as a village in 1835, a few years after eight families formed a settlement at the location, which was near a Potawatomi community. It was named for its founder, James Davis.
Jamestown is located at.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Jamestown, Elkhart County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17.
- Wenger, Amy (Lant) (2003). Around Nappanee: Hometowns of the Heritage Trail. Images of America. Charleston, SC: Arcadia. p. 123. ISBN 0-7385-3154-5. Retrieved October 21, 2013.
- Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 178. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3.
...was laid out by James Davis, for whom it was named.
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