Lincoln, Indiana

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Lincoln
Unincorporated community
Cass County's location in Indiana
Cass County's location in Indiana
Lincoln is located in Cass County, Indiana
Lincoln
Lincoln
Location in Cass County
Coordinates: 40°36′56″N 86°12′36″W / 40.61556°N 86.21000°W / 40.61556; -86.21000Coordinates: 40°36′56″N 86°12′36″W / 40.61556°N 86.21000°W / 40.61556; -86.21000
Country United States
State Indiana
County Cass
Township Jackson
Elevation 781 ft (238 m)
ZIP code 46994
FIPS code 18-43776[1]
GNIS feature ID 437904[2]

Lincoln is an unincorporated community in Jackson Township, Cass County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Lincoln had its start in the year 1852 by the building of the railroad through that territory.[3] It was named for its founder, Theodore Lincoln.[4] A post office was established at Lincoln in 1855, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1953.[5]

Geography[edit]

Lincoln is located at 40°36′56″N 86°12′36″W / 40.61556°N 86.21000°W / 40.61556; -86.21000.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Lincoln, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ Powell, Jehu Z. (1913). History of Cass County Indiana: From Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time. Lewis Publishing Company. p. 612. 
  4. ^ Helm, Thomas B. (1878). History of Cass County, Indiana. Kingman Bros. p. 42. 
  5. ^ "Cass County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 29 August 2014.