Pinhook, LaPorte County, Indiana

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Pinhook
Unincorporated community
Pinhook Methodist Church
Pinhook Methodist Church
Pinhook is located in Indiana
Pinhook
Pinhook
Coordinates: 41°33′50″N 86°51′21″W / 41.56389°N 86.85583°W / 41.56389; -86.85583Coordinates: 41°33′50″N 86°51′21″W / 41.56389°N 86.85583°W / 41.56389; -86.85583
Country United States
State Indiana
County LaPorte
Township New Durham
Elevation[1] 827 ft (252 m)
ZIP code 46350
FIPS code 18-60102[2]
GNIS feature ID 450466

Pinhook is an unincorporated community in New Durham Township, LaPorte County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Pinhook was originally called New Durham, and under the latter name was platted in 1847. 'Pinhook' was at first a derisive nickname given by a neighboring rival town, but it was eventually adopted by the residents of Pinhook themselves.[3]

Geography[edit]

Pinhook is located at 41°33′50″N 86°51′21″W / 41.56389°N 86.85583°W / 41.56389; -86.85583.

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. ^ Daniels, E. D. (1904). A twentieth century history and biographical record of La Porte County, Indiana. Lewis Publishing Co. p. 86.