Pleasant Mills, Indiana

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Pleasant Mills
Unincorporated community
Adams County's location in Indiana
Adams County's location in Indiana
Pleasant Mills is located in Adams County, Indiana
Pleasant Mills
Pleasant Mills
Location in Adams County
Coordinates: 40°46′40″N 84°50′32″W / 40.77778°N 84.84222°W / 40.77778; -84.84222Coordinates: 40°46′40″N 84°50′32″W / 40.77778°N 84.84222°W / 40.77778; -84.84222
Country United States
State Indiana
County Adams
Township St. Marys
Elevation[1] 794 ft (242 m)
ZIP code 46733
FIPS code 18-60552[2]
GNIS feature ID 441289

Pleasant Mills is an unincorporated community in St. Marys Township, Adams County, Indiana.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Pleasant Mills in 1850.[3] It was named from its tranquil setting near a gristmill.[4]

Geography[edit]

Pleasant Mills is located at 40°46′40″N 84°50′32″W / 40.77778°N 84.84222°W / 40.77778; -84.84222.

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. ^ "Adams County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 26 August 2014. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 266. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...became Pleasant Mills because the only gristmill in the area was located here.