Owensburg, Indiana

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Owensburg
census-designated place
Owensburg is located in Indiana
Owensburg
Owensburg
Coordinates: 38°55′23″N 86°43′47″W / 38.92306°N 86.72972°W / 38.92306; -86.72972Coordinates: 38°55′23″N 86°43′47″W / 38.92306°N 86.72972°W / 38.92306; -86.72972
Country United States
State Indiana
County Greene
Township Jackson
Elevation[1] 643 ft (196 m)
ZIP code 47453
FIPS code 18-57510[2]
GNIS feature ID 451310

Owensburg is an unincorporated census-designated place in Jackson Township, Greene County, Indiana. It was named in honor of the Owens family of early settlers.[3]

Geography[edit]

Owensburg is located at 38°55′23″N 86°43′47″W / 38.92306°N 86.72972°W / 38.92306; -86.72972.

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. ^ 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. ...named for the local Owens family.