Mohawk, Indiana

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Mohawk
Unincorporated community
Mohawk is located in Indiana
Mohawk
Mohawk
Coordinates: 39°50′37″N 85°50′27″W / 39.84361°N 85.84083°W / 39.84361; -85.84083Coordinates: 39°50′37″N 85°50′27″W / 39.84361°N 85.84083°W / 39.84361; -85.84083
Country United States
State Indiana
County Hancock
Township Buck Creek
Elevation 869 ft (265 m)
ZIP code 46140
FIPS code 18-50076[1]
GNIS feature ID 439311[2]

Mohawk is an unincorporated community in Buck Creek Township, Hancock County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Mohawk was laid out and platted in 1883.[3] It was named after the Mohawk people.[4]

A post office was established at Mohawk in 1882, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1955.[5]

Geography[edit]

Mohawk is located at 39°50′37″N 85°50′27″W / 39.84361°N 85.84083°W / 39.84361; -85.84083.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Mohawk, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ Richman, George J. (1916). History of Hancock County, Indiana: Its People, Industries and Institutions. Wm. Mitchell Printing Company. p. 569. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 224. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. The name is for the Mohawk tribe. 
  5. ^ "Hancock County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 17 September 2014.