Rockdale, Indiana

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Rockdale
Unincorporated community
Rockdale is located in Indiana
Rockdale
Rockdale
Coordinates: 39°19′01″N 84°50′49″W / 39.31694°N 84.84694°W / 39.31694; -84.84694Coordinates: 39°19′01″N 84°50′49″W / 39.31694°N 84.84694°W / 39.31694; -84.84694
Country United States
State Indiana
County Franklin
Township Whitewater
Elevation[1] 669 ft (204 m)
ZIP code 47060
FIPS code 18-65340[2]
GNIS feature ID 442216

Rockdale is an unincorporated community in Whitewater Township, Franklin County, Indiana.

History[edit]

The post office Rockdale once contained originally had the name Wissel.[3] It operated from 1886 until 1903.[4]

Geography[edit]

Rockdale is located at 39°19′01″N 84°50′49″W / 39.31694°N 84.84694°W / 39.31694; -84.84694.

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. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 283. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. "...was established as Wissel..." 
  4. ^ "Franklin County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 8 September 2014.