Prosperity, Indiana

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Prosperity
Unincorporated community
Prosperity is located in Indiana
Prosperity
Prosperity
Coordinates: 40°10′45″N 85°40′19″W / 40.17917°N 85.67194°W / 40.17917; -85.67194Coordinates: 40°10′45″N 85°40′19″W / 40.17917°N 85.67194°W / 40.17917; -85.67194
Country United States
State Indiana
County Madison
Township Lafayette
Elevation[1] 889 ft (271 m)
ZIP code 46012
FIPS code 18-62163[2]
GNIS feature ID 441612

Prosperity is an unincorporated community in Lafayette Township, Madison County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Prosperity was founded around the time the canal was extended to that point.[3] A post office was established at Prosperity in 1853, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1875.[4]

Geography[edit]

Prosperity is located at 40°10′45″N 85°40′19″W / 40.17917°N 85.67194°W / 40.17917; -85.67194.

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. ^ Forkner, John La Rue (1914). History of Madison County, Indiana: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People and Its Principal Interests. Lewis Publishing Company. p. 88. 
  4. ^ "Madison County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 January 2015.