Klemmes Corner, Indiana

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Klemmes Corner
Unincorporated community
Klemmes Corner is located in Indiana
Klemmes Corner
Klemmes Corner
Coordinates: 39°21′14″N 85°00′13″W / 39.35389°N 85.00361°W / 39.35389; -85.00361Coordinates: 39°21′14″N 85°00′13″W / 39.35389°N 85.00361°W / 39.35389; -85.00361
Country United States
State Indiana
County Franklin
Township Highland
Elevation 981 ft (299 m)
ZIP code 47012
FIPS code 18-40122[1]
GNIS feature ID 449792[2]

Klemmes Corner is an unincorporated community in Highland Township, Franklin County, Indiana.

History[edit]

The post office Klemmes Corner once contained was named Blue Creek.[3] It operated from 1849 until 1904.[4]

In 1915, Klemmes Corner (then spelled Klemme's Corner) contained a general store run by Albert Klemme.[5]

Geography[edit]

Klemmes Corner is located at 39°21′14″N 85°00′13″W / 39.35389°N 85.00361°W / 39.35389; -85.00361.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Klemmes Corner, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 186. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. "A post office called Blue Creek..." 
  4. ^ "Franklin County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 8 September 2014. 
  5. ^ Reifel, August Jacob (1915). History of Franklin County, Indiana. Windmill Publications. p. 155.