Mount Comfort, Indiana

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Mount Comfort
Unincorporated community
Mount Comfort is located in Indiana
Mount Comfort
Mount Comfort
Coordinates: 39°49′51″N 85°54′55″W / 39.83083°N 85.91528°W / 39.83083; -85.91528Coordinates: 39°49′51″N 85°54′55″W / 39.83083°N 85.91528°W / 39.83083; -85.91528
Country United States
State Indiana
County Hancock
Township Buck Creek
Elevation 860 ft (260 m)
ZIP code 46140
FIPS code 18-51390[1]
GNIS feature ID 439557[2]

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

History[edit]

A post office was established at Mount Comfort in 1851, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1956.[3]

Mount Comfort was platted as a town in about 1882, when the railroad was extended to that point.[4]

Geography[edit]

Mount Comfort is located at 39°49′51″N 85°54′55″W / 39.83083°N 85.91528°W / 39.83083; -85.91528.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Mount Comfort, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ "Hancock County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 17 September 2014. 
  4. ^ Richman, George J. (1916). History of Hancock County, Indiana: Its People, Industries and Institutions. Wm. Mitchell Printing Company. p. 570.