McCutchanville, Indiana

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McCutchanville
Unincorporated community
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McCutchanville is located in Indiana
McCutchanville
McCutchanville
Coordinates: 38°03′51″N 87°31′28″W / 38.06417°N 87.52444°W / 38.06417; -87.52444Coordinates: 38°03′51″N 87°31′28″W / 38.06417°N 87.52444°W / 38.06417; -87.52444
Country United States
State Indiana
County Vanderburgh
Township Center
Founded by Scottish/ Irish immigrants
Named for Samuel McCutchan
Elevation 495 ft (151 m)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 47725
Area code(s) 812
GNIS feature ID 438847[1]

McCutchanville is an unincorporated community in Center Township, Vanderburgh County, Indiana, United States. McCutchanville was established in 1845 and is named for Samuel McCutchan, a Scottish/Irish immigrant who was the first postmaster for the area.[2]

Geography[edit]

McCutchanville is located at 38°3′51″N 87°31′28″W / 38.06417°N 87.52444°W / 38.06417; -87.52444.[3]

History[edit]

McCutchanville was first settled by Scottish and Irish immigrants in the early 19th century. In 1845, Samuel McCutchan became the Post Master of the communities first post office. This led to the community being called McCutchanville.

McCutchanville was also the childhood home to Annie Fellows Johnston, American author of The Little Colonel series. Annie died on October 5, 1931 and is buried at Oak Hill Cemetery in Evansville, Indiana.[4] The Little Colonel series was later adapted into a 1935 American comedy drama film directed by David Butler that starred Shirley Temple, Lionel Barrymore, Evelyn Venable, John Lodge, Bill Robinson, and Hattie McDaniel.

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "McCutchanville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-03-03. 
  2. ^ Historic Southern Indiana
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: McCutchanville, Indiana
  4. ^ Annie Fellows Johnston Biography

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