Peppertown, Indiana

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Peppertown
Unincorporated community
Peppertown is located in Indiana
Peppertown
Peppertown
Coordinates: 39°23′56″N 85°10′27″W / 39.39889°N 85.17417°W / 39.39889; -85.17417Coordinates: 39°23′56″N 85°10′27″W / 39.39889°N 85.17417°W / 39.39889; -85.17417
Country United States
State Indiana
County Franklin
Township Salt Creek
Elevation[1] 968 ft (295 m)
ZIP code 47030
FIPS code 18-58878[2]
GNIS feature ID 441012

Peppertown is an unincorporated community in Salt Creek Township, Franklin County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Peppertown was laid out in 1859 by Fielding Berry. It is named for August Pepper, who settled on the site in 1851.[3] August Pepper worked as a calico printer.[4]

Geography[edit]

Peppertown is located at 39°23′56″N 85°10′27″W / 39.39889°N 85.17417°W / 39.39889; -85.17417.

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. ^ Reifel, August Jacob (1915). History of Franklin County, Indiana. Windmill Publications. p. 172. 
  4. ^ Reifel, August Jacob (1915). History of Franklin County, Indiana. Windmill Publications. p. 173.