Poling, Indiana

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Poling, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Poling, Indiana is located in Indiana
Poling, Indiana
Poling, Indiana
Coordinates: 40°31′57″N 85°03′12″W / 40.53250°N 85.05333°W / 40.53250; -85.05333Coordinates: 40°31′57″N 85°03′12″W / 40.53250°N 85.05333°W / 40.53250; -85.05333
Country United States
State Indiana
County Jay
Elevation 866 ft (264 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 260
GNIS feature ID 441405[1]

Poling is an unincorporated community in Jay County, Indiana, United States. Poling is 4.7 miles (7.6 km) west of Bryant.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Poling in 1887, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1907.[2] William Poling served as an early postmaster.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Poling". Geographic Names Information System. U.S. Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "Jay County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  3. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 268. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. William Poling was appointed postmaster.