Mount Sinai, Indiana

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Mount Sinai
Unincorporated community
Mount Sinai is located in Dearborn County, Indiana
Mount Sinai
Mount Sinai
Coordinates: 39°04′50″N 84°59′55″W / 39.08056°N 84.99861°W / 39.08056; -84.99861Coordinates: 39°04′50″N 84°59′55″W / 39.08056°N 84.99861°W / 39.08056; -84.99861
Country United States
State Indiana
County Dearborn
Township Hogan
Elevation 873 ft (266 m)
ZIP code 47032
FIPS code 18-51660[1]
GNIS feature ID 439695[2]

Mount Sinai is an unincorporated community in Hogan Township, Dearborn County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Mount Sinai took its name from Mount Sinai Methodist Episcopal Church.[3] The namesake church was completed in about 1835, and has since been torn down.[4][5]

Geography[edit]

Mount Sinai is located at 39°04′50″N 84°59′55″W / 39.08056°N 84.99861°W / 39.08056; -84.99861.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Mount Sinai, 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. 230. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. This village was named for the Mount Sinai Methodist Episcopal Church... 
  4. ^ Shaw, Archibald (1915). History of Dearborn County, Indiana: Her People, Industries and Institutions, with Biographical Sketches of Representative Citizens and Genealogical Records of Old Families. Indianapolis: B. F. Bowen and Company, Inc. p. 391. 
  5. ^ History of Dearborn and Ohio Counties, Indiana: From Their Earliest Settlement, Containing a History of the Counties; Their Cities, Townships, Towns, Villages, Schools, and Churches. Whipporwill Publications. 1885. p. 485.