Monmouth, Indiana

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Monmouth
Unincorporated community
Adams County's location in Indiana
Adams County's location in Indiana
Monmouth is located in Adams County, Indiana
Monmouth
Monmouth
Location in Adams County
Coordinates: 40°52′04″N 84°56′40″W / 40.86778°N 84.94444°W / 40.86778; -84.94444Coordinates: 40°52′04″N 84°56′40″W / 40.86778°N 84.94444°W / 40.86778; -84.94444
Country United States
State Indiana
County Adams
Township Root
Elevation 801 ft (244 m)
ZIP code 46733
FIPS code 18-50130[1]
GNIS feature ID 439330[2]

Monmouth is an unincorporated community in Root Township, Adams County, Indiana.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Monmouth in 1839, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1904.[3] The community was named after Monmouth County, New Jersey.[4]

Geography[edit]

Monmouth is located at 40°52′04″N 84°56′40″W / 40.86778°N 84.94444°W / 40.86778; -84.94444.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Monmouth, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ "Adams County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 26 August 2014. 
  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.