Radnor, Indiana

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Radnor
Unincorporated community
Carroll County's location in Indiana
Carroll County's location in Indiana
Radnor is located in Carroll County, Indiana
Radnor
Radnor
Location in Carroll County
Coordinates: 40°30′34″N 86°38′06″W / 40.50944°N 86.63500°W / 40.50944; -86.63500Coordinates: 40°30′34″N 86°38′06″W / 40.50944°N 86.63500°W / 40.50944; -86.63500
Country United States
State Indiana
County Carroll
Township Madison
Elevation[1] 692 ft (211 m)
ZIP code 46923
FIPS code 18-62694[2]
GNIS feature ID 441727

Radnor is an unincorporated community in Madison Township, Carroll County, Indiana. It is part of the Lafayette, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Radnor in 1883, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1975.[3] It may be named after Radnor, Pennsylvania.[4]

Geography[edit]

Radnor is located at 40°30′34″N 86°38′06″W / 40.50944°N 86.63500°W / 40.50944; -86.63500.

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. ^ "Carroll County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 28 August 2014. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 275. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...more likely it is for the county in Wales, perhaps via Pennsylvania.