New Alsace, Indiana

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New Alsace
Unincorporated community
New Alsace is located in Dearborn County, Indiana
New Alsace
New Alsace
Coordinates: 39°14′02″N 85°00′11″W / 39.23389°N 85.00306°W / 39.23389; -85.00306Coordinates: 39°14′02″N 85°00′11″W / 39.23389°N 85.00306°W / 39.23389; -85.00306
Country United States
State Indiana
County Dearborn
Township Kelso
Elevation 955 ft (291 m)
ZIP code 47041
FIPS code 18-52380[1]
GNIS feature ID 440015[2]

New Alsace is an unincorporated community in Kelso Township, Dearborn County, Indiana.

History[edit]

New Alsace was laid out in 1838.[3] It was named after Alsace, in France.[4]

A post office was established at New Alsace in 1845, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1904.[5]

Geography[edit]

New Alsace is located at 39°14′02″N 85°00′11″W / 39.23389°N 85.00306°W / 39.23389; -85.00306.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "New Alsace, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ Shaw, Archibald (1915). History of Dearborn County, Indiana: Her People, Industries and Institutions. Indianapolis: B. F. Bowen and Company, Inc. p. 181. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 234. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. "...for the region and former province in France." 
  5. ^ "Dearborn County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 31 August 2014.