New Trenton, Indiana

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New Trenton
Unincorporated community
New Trenton is located in Indiana
New Trenton
New Trenton
Coordinates: 39°18′34″N 84°54′02″W / 39.30944°N 84.90056°W / 39.30944; -84.90056Coordinates: 39°18′34″N 84°54′02″W / 39.30944°N 84.90056°W / 39.30944; -84.90056
Country United States
State Indiana
County Franklin
Township Whitewater
Elevation 614 ft (187 m)
ZIP code 47035 [1]
FIPS code 18-53712[1]
GNIS feature ID 440117[2]

New Trenton is an unincorporated community in Whitewater Township, Franklin County, Indiana. Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office with a ZIP Code of 47035.[3]

History[edit]

New Trenton was laid out in 1816.[4] An early settler being a native of Trenton, New Jersey caused the name to be selected.[5] The New Trenton post office was established in 1817.[6]

Geography[edit]

New Trenton is located at 39°18′34″N 84°54′02″W / 39.30944°N 84.90056°W / 39.30944; -84.90056.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "New Trenton, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ United States Postal Service (2012). "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved 2012-02-15. 
  4. ^ Reifel, August Jacob (1915). History of Franklin County, Indiana. Windmill Publications. p. 131. 
  5. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 242. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. "...came here from New Jersey and named the village for Trenton, New Jersey." 
  6. ^ "Franklin County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 
  7. ^ John Calvert-Magician