Leisure, Indiana

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Leisure
Unincorporated community
Leisure is located in Indiana
Leisure
Leisure
Coordinates: 40°21′51″N 85°50′35″W / 40.36417°N 85.84306°W / 40.36417; -85.84306Coordinates: 40°21′51″N 85°50′35″W / 40.36417°N 85.84306°W / 40.36417; -85.84306
Country United States
State Indiana
County Madison
Township Duck Creek
Elevation 869 ft (265 m)
ZIP code 46036
FIPS code 18-42786[1]
GNIS feature ID 437764[2]

Leisure is an unincorporated community in Duck Creek Township, Madison County, Indiana.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Leisure in 1888, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1903.[3] The community was given the name of a family of settlers.[4]

Geography[edit]

Leisure is located at 40°21′51″N 85°50′35″W / 40.36417°N 85.84306°W / 40.36417; -85.84306.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Leisure, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ "Madison County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 January 2015. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 195. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...named for a local family...