Ontario, Indiana

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Ontario
Unincorporated community
Ontario is located in Indiana
Ontario
Ontario
Coordinates: 41°42′08″N 85°22′57″W / 41.70222°N 85.38250°W / 41.70222; -85.38250Coordinates: 41°42′08″N 85°22′57″W / 41.70222°N 85.38250°W / 41.70222; -85.38250
Country United States
State Indiana
County LaGrange
Township Lima
Elevation[1] 879 ft (268 m)
ZIP code 46746
FIPS code 18-56646[2]
GNIS feature ID 440663

Ontario is an unincorporated community in Lima Township, LaGrange County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Ontario was laid out in 1837.[3] The community took its name from Lake Ontario.[4] A post office opened at Ontario in 1846, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1943.[5]

Geography[edit]

Ontario is located at 41°42′08″N 85°22′57″W / 41.70222°N 85.38250°W / 41.70222; -85.38250.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ Counties of LaGrange and Noble, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. F.A. Battey & Company. 1882. p. 145. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 251. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...and named for Lake Ontario. 
  5. ^ "LaGrange County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 9 December 2014.