Otto, Indiana

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Otto
Unincorporated community
Clark County's location in Indiana
Clark County's location in Indiana
Otto is located in Clark County, Indiana
Otto
Otto
Location in Clark County
Coordinates: 38°34′15″N 85°28′01″W / 38.57083°N 85.46694°W / 38.57083; -85.46694Coordinates: 38°34′15″N 85°28′01″W / 38.57083°N 85.46694°W / 38.57083; -85.46694
Country United States
State Indiana
County Clark
Township Bethlehem
Elevation[1] 758 ft (231 m)
ZIP code 47162
FIPS code 18-57366[2]
GNIS feature ID 440759

Otto is an unincorporated community in Bethlehem Township, Clark County, Indiana.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Otto in 1864, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1950.[3] The community was named for a judge.[4]

Geography[edit]

Otto is located at 38°34′15″N 85°28′01″W / 38.57083°N 85.46694°W / 38.57083; -85.46694.

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. ^ "Clark County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 30 August 2014. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 254. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...called Otto, for Judge Otto...