Park, Indiana

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Park
Unincorporated community
Park is located in Indiana
Park
Park
Coordinates: 39°00′58″N 86°50′58″W / 39.01611°N 86.84944°W / 39.01611; -86.84944Coordinates: 39°00′58″N 86°50′58″W / 39.01611°N 86.84944°W / 39.01611; -86.84944
Country United States
State Indiana
County Greene
Township Richland
Elevation[1] 663 ft (202 m)
ZIP code 47424
FIPS code 18-57960[2]
GNIS feature ID 440869

Park is an unincorporated community in Richland Township, Greene County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Park was named for the Parker family of pioneer settlers.[3] A post office was established at Park in 1866, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1908.[4]

Geography[edit]

Park is located at 39°00′58″N 86°50′58″W / 39.01611°N 86.84944°W / 39.01611; -86.84944.

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. 256. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...for the local Parker family, early settlers here. 
  4. ^ "Greene County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 16 September 2014.