Moore, Indiana

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Moore
Unincorporated community
Moore is located in Indiana
Moore
Moore
Coordinates: 41°23′49″N 84°57′09″W / 41.39694°N 84.95250°W / 41.39694; -84.95250Coordinates: 41°23′49″N 84°57′09″W / 41.39694°N 84.95250°W / 41.39694; -84.95250
Country United States
State Indiana
County DeKalb
Township Wilmington
Elevation 879 ft (268 m)
ZIP code 46721
FIPS code 18-50886[1]
GNIS feature ID 439389[2]

Moore, Indiana is an unincorporated community in Wilmington Township, DeKalb County, Indiana in the northeast corner of the state.

An early variant name was Moore's Station.[3] Moore contained a post office from 1875 until 1909, and the post office was called Moore's Station in its early years.[4]

Geography[edit]

Moore is located at 41°23′49″N 84°57′09″W / 41.39694°N 84.95250°W / 41.39694; -84.95250.

The community is northeast of Auburn and south of U.S. Route 6 (Grand Army of the Republic Highway).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Moore, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 226. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. "A post office established as Moore's Station..." 
  4. ^ "DeKalb County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 3 September 2014.