Romney, Indiana

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Romney
Unincorporated community
Post office at the corner of Main and High streets.
Post office at the corner of Main and High streets.
Tippecanoe County's location in Indiana
Tippecanoe County's location in Indiana
Romney is located in Tippecanoe County, Indiana
Romney
Romney
Location in Tippecanoe County
Coordinates: 40°14′58″N 086°54′15″W / 40.24944°N 86.90417°W / 40.24944; -86.90417Coordinates: 40°14′58″N 086°54′15″W / 40.24944°N 86.90417°W / 40.24944; -86.90417
Country United States
State Indiana
County Tippecanoe
Township Randolph
Elevation[1] 738 ft (225 m)
ZIP code 47981
GNIS feature ID 0442271

Romney is an unincorporated community in Tippecanoe County in the U.S. state of Indiana. Originally named Columbia, Romney received its present name from the community of Romney, West Virginia.

It has a well known equestrian facility, Foxton Farm, that was once used for fox hunting, but now houses the equestrian program at Purdue University and stables the polo ponies of the Purdue Polo Club.

The community is part of the Lafayette, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Romney is located at 40°15'5" North, 86°54'13" West (40.251426, -86.903618) in Randolph Township, at an elevation of 738 feet.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.