Newville, Indiana

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Newville
Unincorporated community
Newville is located in Indiana
Newville
Newville
Coordinates: 41°20′55″N 84°50′42″W / 41.34861°N 84.84500°W / 41.34861; -84.84500Coordinates: 41°20′55″N 84°50′42″W / 41.34861°N 84.84500°W / 41.34861; -84.84500
Country United States
State Indiana
County DeKalb
Township Newville
Elevation 820 ft (250 m)
ZIP code 46721
FIPS code 18-53766[1]
GNIS feature ID 440155[2]

Newville is an unincorporated community in Newville Township, DeKalb County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Newville was platted in 1837.[3] It took its name from Newville Township.[4] A post office was established at Newville in 1839, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1907.[5]

Geography[edit]

Newville is located at 41°20′55″N 84°50′42″W / 41.34861°N 84.84500°W / 41.34861; -84.84500.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Newville, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ History of DeKalb County, Indiana: Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages and Towns. Inter-State Publishing Company. 1885. p. 702. 
  4. ^ 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. ...called Newville for its location in Newville Township. 
  5. ^ "DeKalb County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 3 September 2014.