Samaria is an unincorporated community in Hensley Township, Johnson County, Indiana.
History [ edit ]
Samaria was originally called Newburg, and under the latter name was
platted in 1852. The name was officially changed to Samaria in 1869. [3 ] The community was named after the ancient city of [3 ] Samaria. [4 ]
Geography [ edit ]
Samaria is located at
. 39°24′14″N 86°11′11″W / 39.40389°N 86.18639°W
References [ edit ]
^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25 . Retrieved . 2008-01-31
^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau . Retrieved . 2008-01-31
^ a b Branigin, Elba L. (1913). . B. F. Bowen & Company. p. 549. History of Johnson County, Indiana
^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). . Indiana University Press. p. 293. From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...comes from the biblical city.