Pony, Indiana

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Pony
Unincorporated community
Pony is located in Indiana
Pony
Pony
Coordinates: 40°26′41″N 85°05′41″W / 40.44472°N 85.09472°W / 40.44472; -85.09472Coordinates: 40°26′41″N 85°05′41″W / 40.44472°N 85.09472°W / 40.44472; -85.09472
Country United States
State Indiana
County Jay
Township Greene
Elevation[1] 879 ft (268 m)
ZIP code 47371
FIPS code 18-61045[2]
GNIS feature ID 441434

Pony is an unincorporated community in Greene Township, Jay County, Indiana.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Pony in 1886, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1900.[3] The community might have taken its name from the nearby stream Pony Run.[4]

Geography[edit]

Pony is located at 40°26′41″N 85°05′41″W / 40.44472°N 85.09472°W / 40.44472; -85.09472.

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. ^ "Jay County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 269. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...perhaps for Pony Run...