Maples, Indiana

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Maples
Unincorporated community
Maples is located in Indiana
Maples
Maples
Coordinates: 41°00′46″N 84°58′09″W / 41.01278°N 84.96917°W / 41.01278; -84.96917Coordinates: 41°00′46″N 84°58′09″W / 41.01278°N 84.96917°W / 41.01278; -84.96917
Country United States
State Indiana
County Allen
Township Jefferson
Elevation[1] 801 ft (244 m)

Maples is an unincorporated community in Jefferson Township, Allen County, Indiana.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Maples in 1854, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1921.[2] The community was named for Lewis S. Maples, a lumber baron.[3]

Geography[edit]

Maples is located at 41°00′46″N 84°58′09″W / 41.01278°N 84.96917°W / 41.01278; -84.96917.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "USGS detail on Maples". Retrieved 2007-11-05. 
  2. ^ "Allen County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 August 2014. 
  3. ^ Griswold, Bert Joseph; Taylor, Mrs. Samuel R. (1917). The Pictorial History of Fort Wayne, Indiana: A Review of Two Centuries of Occupation of the Region about the Head of the Maumee River. Robert O. Law Company. p. 644.